Briner, grower needs drive seedless cucumber moves

Michigan’s 25,000 acres of cucumbers makes it the leading producer of cucumbers in the country. Brining for pickle production is the big market. Mechanical harvesting predominates and the industry i... more »

Winners of 2020 New Product Contest named by Irrigation Association

The Fairfax, Virginia-based Irrigation Association announced Nov. 20 the winners of the 2020 New Product Contest. The contest is usually held during the annual Irrigation Show and Education Week, b... more »

FDA partners with California entities to enhance food safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing the launch of a multi-year study to improve food safety through enhanced understanding of the ecology of human pathogens in the environment that may... more »

Private, commercial pesticide applicators in Michigan offered course

Safely applying pesticides is a responsibility that all agriculture shares. Private and commercial pesticide applicators must adhere to high safety standards when they are handling pesticides. To e... more »

Ark Foods makes packhouse purchase in historic farming community

Brooklyn, New York-born vegetable company Ark Foods has purchased and opened its first-ever owned property, a 12,000-square-foot packhouse within the historic farming community of Immokalee, Florida. ... more »

Lipman Family Farms launches Inaugural ‘Day of Good from the Ground Up’

Immokalee, Florida-based Lipman Family Farms celebrated its first annual "Day of Good from the Ground Up" on Nov. 13 to support local communities across its network in the United States, Mexico and Ca... more »

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