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Pepper seeds ready to spice up space station

Researchers from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center planted pepper seeds in seed carriers inside the Space Life Sciences Lab on April 8, 2021, as part of the Plant Habitat-04 (PH-04) experiment. The pepper seeds will fly... more »

Texas Tech’s new provost, senior vice president is MSU’s Hendrick

Ronald L. Hendrick, dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University (MSU), has been appointed provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at Texas Tech University, effective July... more »

New Mexico effort touts innovative smart farming skills

The New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering and College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences along with Doña Ana Community College have formed a partnership to prepare the next-generation workforce to use innovative smart... more »

Texas onion industry spearheads first-ever marketing campaign

In an effort to tell the story of the Texas 1015 Sweet Onion, the Texas International Produce Association has taken advantage of a USDA Specialty Crop Grant administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture. This... more »

Changes in ag, including innovation, necessitated by Rio Grande salinity

The increasing salinity of the Rio Grande is a real problem for agricultural producers. Experts from Texas A&M AgriLife Research are studying this problem to provide options and advice for those who rely on this... more »

Seedway hires vegetable seed general manager for Texas, Mexico regions

Seedway LLC has announces that Mario Perches has accepted the position of Vegetable seed general manager for the Texas and Mexico regions. Perches earned his B.A. in Biology/Business Administration from Austin College, Sherman Texas in... more »

Promise of regenerative agriculture highlights climate change lecture

It’s unusual to come across a documentary about climate change that strikes an optimistic note, but that’s what Netflix viewers were treated to last September with the premiere of “Kiss the Ground.” The documentary, narrated... more »

Planting season nears as Texas reports drought conditions

Parts of Texas have slipped deeper into drought, and farmers who depend on irrigation water may find supplies limited. Parts of the state are in dire need of soil saturating rains and runoff to replenish... more »

Current Issue

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

Great Lakes EXPO: Delivering the ultimate farm market

Farm Market column: What’s the difference between markup and profit?

Ag Labor Review: Will 2022 be remembered as the Year of Ag Labor Regulations?

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