Northeast

Commercial strawberry indoor vertical farm planned by Driscoll’s, Plenty

One year after announcing their joint research and development work to grow strawberries indoors, Driscoll's and Plenty Unlimited Inc. are expanding their relationship to build a new indoor vertical farm dedicated exclusively to strawberries. After... more »

PA vegetable growers group eyes transition and retirement of executive director

With great appreciation for his leadership and vision, the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA) has officially announced the planned retirement of its executive director, William Troxell. While Troxell’s impending retirement has been publicly known for... more »

Erica Goodman named AFT’s New Farms for a New Generation director

American Farmland Trust New York Regional Director Erica Goodman has been named director of the Farms for a New Generation program, where she will play a critical role to usher in a diverse new generation... more »

Recordings now available from Empire State Producers Expo

Pass the time waiting for winter to turn to spring with new educational videos. Recordings from the 2022 Empire State Producers Expo are now available on the Cornell School of Integrative Plant Science’s YouTube page. The... more »

Seven recipients honored for distinguished service in New Jersey

Seven farmers and others actively involved in New Jersey agriculture received Distinguished Service to Agriculture Citations from the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture during the New Jersey State Agricultural Convention recently. Those honored at... more »

New guide helps Northeast farms learn tarping

A new publication helps growers understand how tarps work. Cornell Small Farms Program's Reduced Tillage project's “Tarping in the Northeast: A Guide for Small Farms”  provides comprehensive information on the emerging practice of tarping. To help weed and... more »

Strawberry disease ID: Neopestalotiopsis or a more traditional disease?

Since Neopestalotiopsis (or Pestalotia) was present in plug plant material distributed in Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic in the fall of 2021, here are some photos and tips on how to tell it apart from other... more »

Unintended effects of gene editing in tomatoes studied

Yi Li, professor of plant science in the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources is working on a new $500,000 Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grant from the USDA/NIFA to study a... more »

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