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Growers voting on continuing Georgia Vegetable Commission

Georgia vegetable growers are voting on whether to continue the Georgia Vegetable Commission marketing order. Voting began Feb. 1 and continues through March 2, according to a news release. The marketing order allows assessment of... more »

California winter vegetables thriving in Imperial Valley

Winter vegetable harvest is in full swing in California's Imperial Valley, and growers say the conditions this season have been close to perfect. “I’ve had a great growing season. Everything is on time and beautiful,... more »

Stokes Seeds hires three U.S. territory managers

Stokes Seeds, Holland, Michigan, has added three U.S. territory managers to its staff. Each territory manager is responsible for seed and service to growers in their region, providing commercial vegetable seed recommendations and collaborating with... more »

PVGA contracts with management firm for executive leadership

Directors of the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA) have approved allowing a management firm to run their grower organization. Wanner Associates of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will manage the PVGA. During a May 30 special board meeting,... more »

Balchem wins organic foliar products registrations for vegetables

Balchem Plant Nutrition has received registration for two organic foliar products that can aid growers of organic fruit and vegetables. The new product combinations provide convenient and safe solutions for organic fruit and vegetable growers,... more »

MSU lab helps protect Michigan’s vegetable crops

Vegetable growers in Michigan have long sought a more rapid and efficient method to screen for the damaging plant disease, aster yellows. Primarily affecting carrots and celery in Michigan, aster yellows causes plants to have... more »

Stokes Seeds names Mid-Atlantic area manager

Stokes Seeds has hired Frank Kern as territory manager for eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Kern will be responsible for seed and service to growers in the region, providing commercial vegetable seed recommendations and collaborating... more »

Andre Radandt, former Bolthouse Farms president, dies

Andre Radandt, a former president, chairman and CEO of Bolthouse Farms, has died. Radandt, 60, died Dec. 29. From 2002 to 2008, Radandt headed Bolthouse Farms, a carrot growing empire. Funeral services are scheduled for... more »

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