Water

Irrigation evolves from cumbersome sprinkler applications

Irrigation of vegetable crops has a history driven by the reality that water is a finite resource. Emphasis on having the proper amount of water continues to increase.

Measures treat municipal water in processing plants

It’s no secret that water is a must for produce processing plants. Whether the source is rural or municipal, the water must be filtered and tested to be safe,... more

Sign up to receive Vegetable Growers News updates.



Map identifies farmland with potential for groundwater recharge

Growers, researchers, policymakers, and others can now pinpoint California’s most promising parcels of farmland to help replenish the state’s dwin... more »

Michigan Farm Bureau sues EPA over WOTUS

Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) Oct. 26 joined the growing list of combatants targeting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the implementat... more »

Compost increases water capacity of droughty soils

Compost is an earthy-smelling, humus-like material that is a product of the controlled aerobic decay of organic nitrogen (such as manure) and carbon (... more »

USDA offers flood assistance to Carolina farms

USDA reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent floods in North and South Carolina that USDA has programs to assist with their recovery eff... more »

Nelson Irrigation introduces new nozzles, sprinklers

Nelson Irrigation has introduced its 3030 Series Pivot Sprinkler line and the 3NV Nozzle. Built with the accuracy of the 3TN Nozzle, this multi-functi... more »

Government barred from enforcing WOTUS rule

According to Michigan Farm Bureau, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay Oct. 9 barring EPA and Army Corps of Engineers’ ... more »

Mississippi grower awarded for on-farm activities

Mississippi vegetable grower Allen Eubanks was recently selected as his state's winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Y... more »

Ground truthing technology utilizes sensors to determine crop trends

Agriculture today has transformed into a high-tech enterprise that most 20th century farmers might barely recognize.Alex Thomasson, professor of biolo... more »

Top Concerns for Fresh-Cut Vegetables — VGNtv

United Fresh's Dan Vache touches on labor, water and food safety issues.... watch »

Reducing Water Use in Michigan — VGNtv

Erin Gerber, environmental engineer with Lakeshore Environmental in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Tre Montroy, senior maintenance supervisor at Peter... watch »


75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Interested in reading the print edition of Vegetable Growers News? Preview our digital edition »

Get one year of Vegetable Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Subscribe Today »

website development by deyo designs