Northeast

Loan funding granted for BrightFarms greenhouse expansion

Pennsylvania Gov.Tom Wolf announced Oct. 7 two new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will assist in the construction of a BrightFarms produce growing, processing, and warehouse facility in Snyder... more »

Bob Pound to handle Eastern sales and support for Chemical Dynamics

Long-time crop nutrient consultant Bob Pound joins Chemical Dynamics as sales representative for the Eastern region of the United States to support its line of plant micronutrients and foliar fertilizers. Pound is an agronomist and... more »

Virginia State University’s Small Farm Outreach Program gets $600,000

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently announced more than $53 million in grant funding across three unique agricultural programs to help U.S. farmers, ranchers and military veterans. USDA-NIFA’s... more »

lef farms names Mariana Robles to its management team

Coming off a very eventful summer that resulted in expanding distribution by adding Stop & Shop stores throughout New England and supporting medical first-responders during the pandemic with donations of a quarter of a million... more »

Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association life member Hopkins dies

Edward C. Hopkins, 98, of Falls, died on Sept. 21 at the home of his son Harry and daughter-in-law Ruth in Zephyrhills, Florida, after a brief illness. According to his obituary, he was born on July... more »

Fall generation of allium leafminer emergence seen in Pennsylvania

Fall emergence of allium leafminer has been detected in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Allium leafminer (ALM) attacks plants in the Allium genus including onion, garlic, leek, scallions, shallots, and chives. The first signs are the linear... more »

Winter squash for extended sales pursued

Growers with CSAs, sales to schools and institutions, or restaurant customers should consider storing and marketing winter squash. Winter squash include a wide range of types including butternuts and neck pumpkins, acorns, spaghetti squash, buttercup... more »

Small-scale field grown and season extension budgets offered

Enterprise budgets have been made available by Penn State University for several popular vegetable crops grown in the field and in high tunnels. Field-grown Many horticultural crops lend themselves well to small-scale production. These crops... more »


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