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Specialty crops included in New Jersey agricultural event

The 105th New Jersey State Agricultural Convention and Trade Show will be held Feb. 4-6 at the Harrah’s Resort and Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.  The New Jersey Department of Agriculture is hosting the... more »

Study eyes viability of indoor farming to grow leafy greens

A multi-university team of horticulturists, engineers and agricultural economists led by Michigan State University (MSU) has received a four-year, $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study indoor production of leafy... more »

BrightFarms opens largest-yet greenhouse

Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania-based BrightFarms, a supplier of locally grown salads for supermarkets, opened its largest greenhouse on Jan. 28. The new 280,000-square-foot farm in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, will deliver over 2 million pounds of fresh, local produce... more »

Annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory publishes in June

The Colorado Department of Agriculture will publish the 36th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory in June, which promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers, agritourism activities, wineries and farms and... more »

Genetically engineered moth could protect crops

A new study reports a successful, first-ever open-field release of a self-limiting, genetically engineered diamondback moth, stating that it paves the way for an effective and sustainable approach to pest control. The diamondback moth, also... more »

Breeder calls for tastier tomatoes in diverse locales

A University of Florida tomato expert is calling on researchers worldwide to use genetics to help farmers grow tastier tomatoes in many geographic locations. Consumers crave tasty tomatoes, but the trick comes in growing flavorful... more »

Colorado State University receives $10M gift from Nutrien

Colorado State University and Nutrien, a provider of crop nutrients, inputs and services, have entered into a strategic partnership with a primary goal: feeding the world in the most sustainable, inclusive and innovative way. Nutrien... more »

Study examines root rot in hydroponic leafy greens

The University of Connecticut Greenhouse Research & Extension team is conducting a study in root rot of hydroponically-grown leafy greens. They would like to collect plant samples with root rot from commercial operations in the... more »

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