Northeast

Preparing for pepper anthracnose is a serious issue in New Jersey

Pepper anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum spp. has become a significant problem on some farms in southern New Jersey. Unlike in tomato, where symptoms are only present in mature... more »

Bowery Farming unveils Farm X, innovation hub, breeding program

Bowery Farming, a large vertical farming company, announced May 20 the opening of Farm X, its newest state-of-the-art innovation hub for plant science in Kearny, New Jersey, adjacent to Bowery's original R&D Center of Excellence and... more »

Edible Garden’s sustainable salad program now at Meijer stores

Edible Garden, the national brand of sustainably grown Non-GMO greens and herbs, launched a new sustainable cut lettuce program at all 250+ Meijer superstores. Perfectly timed to coincide with National Salad Month in May, its... more »

Treatments for tipburn in Brassica crops and lettuce outlined

Cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, Chinese cabbage (Napa cabbage) and lettuce are susceptible to tipburn. This problem can cause severe economic losses. Tipburn is a breakdown of plant tissue inside the head of cabbage, Chinese cabbage... more »

Current Issues for Pennsylvania vegetable, berry crops pinpointed

After some significant rains this past week, it has been unseasonably cold across much of the state and especially in the northwest where there have been multiple freeze events over the past few weeks. In... more »

Leadership development program in New York taking applications

A New York leadership development program for adult professionals in the food, agriculture and natural resource sectors has set a June 1 application deadline. LeadNY, a pioneering training program for mid-career professionals, provides intensive one-... more »

New Jersey Department of Agriculture kicks off Jersey Fresh season

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and other state and local officials kicked off the Jersey Fresh season May 4 by visiting Katona Farms in Burlington County, which grows asparagus as well as... more »

Some of the more popular cucumber types in the East spotlighted

Cucumbers are a popular crop grown throughout Delmarva for both fresh market (slicers, mini) and processing (pickles). There are three flowering or fruiting types. Monecious cucumbers have both male and female flowers on the same... more »

Current Issue

Old Dominion Organic Farms has tobacco history, organic is the future

Pythium in cucurbits: Temperature decides species

Small grower goes big in sustainable packaging effort

Getting started with greenhouse tomatoes is EXPO topic

Meet the Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

Farm Market column: Seek a brand that builds positive customer response

Notes from the Farm column: Machine maintenance proceeds amid world’s woes

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: A show of hands outlines US farm labor trends

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