It’s been a long journey for wild tomatoes

One of the best tastes of summer is a fresh, right-off-the-vine juicy tomato. Like a kid before the holidays, we wait with anticipation for that first bite of a “tomato that tastes like a tomato.”... more »

Pursue benefits of cover crops in watermelons

Researchers with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are conducting a series of experimental trials that may help the state’s watermelon growers improve their yields while impr... more »

Mental health, stress support set for Minnesota farmers

Low farm income, a lingering trade war and other issues affecting agriculture are increasingly causing stress and mental health issues for farmers in Minnesota and around the country. The U... more »

Fresh produce use up in $29B pet food industry

As people food goes, pet food is following. Just as trends show consumers wanting products made with fresh ingredients, pet owners are also becoming more discerning about what they feed their anima... more »

Growers try new drip irrigation products, techniques

Drip irrigation has been used to conserve water for decades, but technology is empowering growers to take increasingly complex approaches to irrigation. The upsides to drip irrigation are obvious t... more »

Mann Packing details work developing Caulilini

Have you met Caulilini? The packaged baby cauliflower florets made their debut in June at the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2019 Convention & Expo in Chicago. But the project started thr... more »

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