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Revol Greens continues expansion with new Texas greenhouse

Revol Greens, the largest greenhouse lettuce grower in North America is moving full steam ahead with growth plans to continue meeting consumer demand as they prepare for the opening in Temple, Texas, their largest facility... more »

Virginia Produce, Harris Teeter support ag scholarships

In May and June, produce supplier Virginia Produce Co.’s partnership with Harris Teeter stores through the Growing America’s Farmers (GAF) promotional program generated $18,000 in scholarship and grant funds for Virginia FFA students. The Hillsville,... more »

AI helps detect watermelon disease quickly

If you savor a juicy watermelon in the scorching summer heat, Florida farmers toil to meet your tastes. The Sunshine State leads the nation in watermelon production. But, like all farmers, those who produce watermelons... more »

Farm nonprofit expands food bank program into East Texas

The national nonprofit Family Agriculture Resource Management Services (F.A.R.M.S.), has developed a new partnership with the East Texas Food Bank (ETFB). F.A.R.M.S. is a charitable organization that offers legal and technical services to aging farmers... more »

Tomato grafting research shows potential, drawbacks

University of California researchers borrowed a page from the tree fruit industry handbook and looked at grafting tomato scion that produces desirable fruit onto hardy rootstocks. Part of the impetus behind their field trials, which... more »

Lipman Family Farms sees sustainability through breeding, growing

Lipman Family Farms includes sustainability throughout its North American production. While the Immokalee, Florida, family operation has expanded from growing tomatoes into other crops and related operations, it remains a grower at heart. Lipman has... more »

Washington State onion specialists to discuss weeds, insects

Washington State University researchers are hosting an insect and weed control field tour. The tour will be from 2-4 p.m. July 20 at the WSU Commercial Vegetable Farm in Pasco. The tour will focus on... more »

Local Bounti opens high-tech CEA facility in Georgia

Local Bounti, a U.S. indoor agriculture company combining vertical and greenhouse growing technologies, announced on July 14 the commencement of farming operations at its new controlled environment agriculture (CEA) facility in Byron, Georgia. "We are... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

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