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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 »

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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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