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Certis Biologicals names Holly Davis field development manager

Certis Biologicals has added experienced entomologist and extension specialist Holly Davis to its team of field development managers, who work across the country to manage field trial programs for the company’s leading portfolio of bio-based crop... more »

Researchers tackle salmonella in bulb onions

Salmonella contamination of bulb onions, which caused recalls across the U.S. and Canada in 2020, is the focus of a Texas A&M AgriLife Research project to help onion producers solve the problem. Salmonella outbreaks in onions and onion products... more »

Texas International Produce Association’s Hall of Fame Banquet set

Leaders of the Texas produce industry will be honored Jan. 24 at the Texas International Produce Association’s Hall of Fame Banquet. The Texas Produce Hall of Fame was established in 1988, and has since presented... more »

Fruit, nut, veggie conference set Jan. 14 in Tyler, Texas

The East Texas Fruit, Nut and Vegetable Conference will take place Jan. 14 at the Cross Brand Cowboy Church at 11915 Farm-to-Market Road 2015 in Tyler, Texas. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event costs $25, payable... more »

NMSU’s Jose Fernandez Garden blooms with uncommon vegetables

Behind the Courtyard by Marriott Las Cruces at New Mexico State University, nestled in a field south of University Avenue, is the Jose Fernandez Garden, a longtime alfalfa field recently transformed into a vegetable oasis.... more »

Florida vegetable pioneer James Barfield dies in Lehigh Acres

James Fred Barfield died on Nov. 20, 2021, at Hope Hospice in Lehigh Acres, Florida. Barfield was known as one of the last of a great generation of pioneer farmers who built the vegetable industry... more »

Pallet recycler and logistics provider Pal-Serve purchased

Pallet Logistics of America, a portfolio company of Silver Oak Services Partners, LLC and an asset-based pallet management services provider, has acquired Pal-Serv, a pallet recycler and logistics provider with pallet management facilities in Dallas,... more »

Belief that modern irrigation saves water refuted by researchers

A team of scientists, including a professor from New Mexico State University, suggests in a recently published paper that reliance on modern irrigation technologies as a water-use efficiency strategy is a “zombie idea” – one... more »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News January 2022 Issue

Soli Organic thrives at indoor, in-dirt organic growing of herbs, greens

Pure Green Farms’ indoor-outdoor approach works well in broad market

Revolution Farms continues to expand greenhouse operation, providing ‘local’ greens to Midwesterners

Earthbound Farm ownership returned locally, and Taylor Farms continues to take organic to a higher level

Multiple approaches mitigate labor challenges

Reduced insecticide, IPM programs are key

AppHarvest grows indoors for tomatoes, other produce

Farm market business considerations for 2022, beyond

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Farm, ranch community exudes essence of America

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