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Webinars scheduled to help growers

With the start of the new year, new opportunities arise for fruit and vegetable growers to think creatively about growing their bottom lines. Michigan State University (MSU) Extension vegetable and fruit educators are hosting a... more »

Industry groups applaud Sen. Stabenow’s retirement

UPDATED: Fresh produce industry groups, including the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA), are commending U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow’s service to agriculture. On Jan. 5, the Michigan Democrat, who has represented the Wolverine State in [caption... more »

Cover crops help Pennsylvania’s Anchor Farms

Cover crops and rotation are important parts of the formula for success for Anchor Farms, which grows vegetables along the banks of the Susquehanna River in north central Pennsylvania. Joe and... more »

California: Well suited for robotics

FRESNO, Calif. – California Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross told attendees at the inaugural FIRA-USA conference they are part of the important first steps to solving problems of tomorrow. California Agriculture Secretary... more »

Managing asparagus beetles all year long

Asparagus beetles are a regular yet troublesome sight in asparagus fields during the summer. These pests, however, are in asparagus fields all year long. While it may seem like this is more bad news, staying... more »

High tech helps UF breed tastier sweet corn

University of Florida (UF) scientists are using high-tech practices to improve the characteristics of sweet corn at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (UF/IFAS) Sweet Corn Genomics and Breeding lab. They’re also participating... more »

SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference kicks-off

Vegetable Growers News managing editor Chris Koger is attending the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Georgia. At the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, growers are attending sessions,... more »

Local Bounti opens Texas CEA facility

Construction of Local Bounti Corp.’s latest greenhouse in northeast Texas signals the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) operator’s commitment to reduce food miles throughout the U.S., according to a news release. On Jan. 4, Local Bounti... more »

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