USDA launches CEA study to develop new industry standards

As vertical farming and other forms of modern indoor agriculture continue to evolve and transform the food supply, the USDA Agricultural Research Service, USDA’s chief scientific in-house research... more »

Baloian Farms named Moss Adams 2021 Agribusiness of the Year

Few ag businesses can produce the number of high-quality crops that Baloian Farms can. Thanks to an innovative harvest strategy that produces crops nearly year-round, and transitions from locations i... more »

2022 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention Set for Feb. 1-3

The 2022 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held in-person at the Hershey Lodge on Feb.1-3, 2022. David Kohl, noted agricultural economist and presenter, will be the keynote speaker. ... more »

Tracking a bacterial culprit in the case of the warty pumpkin

On a Halloween pumpkin, warts and bumps have a certain spooky charm. But some unwanted bacteria-caused blemishes open the door to infections that rot and ruin this bright, seasonal fruit. Pseudomon... more »

Iowa High Tunnel Short Course to highlight production and management

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the 2021 Iowa High Tunnel Short Course on Nov. 8 in the Garden Room at Reiman Gardens. This event is designed to highlight the production and m... more »

Watch for high silverleaf whitefly activity in Southeast

Large populations of silverleaf whiteflies (Bemisia tabaci) have become more common during the fall in the southeastern United States, including Alabama. This increase has resulted in a reduction in t... more »

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