Crop Management

USDA-ARS working on collecting a library of bee genomes

The USDA Agricultural Research Service is leading a project dubbed "Beenome100" to produce high-quality maps of the genomes of at least 100 bee species, capturing the diversity of bees in the United States, representing each... more »

Oasis Grower Solutions welcomes new product manager

OASIS Grower Solutions has recently bolstered its product management team to include Mary Bruns, as its new global product manager. In this role, Bruns will be responsible for guiding a cross-functional team charged with developing... more »

Bowery Farming, Unfold partner on vertical farm seed development

Vertical farming company Bowery Farming and Unfold, a seed and digital solutions company advancing the vertical farming industry, have formed a partnership to create locally produced vegetables through new seed varieties. Controlled environmental agriculture needs... more »

EPA expands fungicide’s crop and disease uses

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the expanded crop and disease uses of ProBlad Verde fungicide from Sym-Agro, Visalia, California. ProBlad is now registered for use on cane berries, herbs, coffee, leafy greens and Brassica... more »

Bill McCarthy joins Sakata Seed as director of R&D

Sakata Seed America Inc. has appointed William (Bill) McCarthy as director of research and development. Bill assumes the role from Jeff Zischke, who is retiring after 32 years in roles that include tomato breeder, global... more »

Agoro Carbon Alliance distributed more than $9M to growers in first year

Agoro Carbon Alliance has distributed more than $9 million in payments to U.S. farmers and ranchers in its first year, carving a unique position in the carbon farming market. “We are extremely proud of the... more »

USDA specialty crop program offsets up to $200 million in food safety costs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing specialty crop growers up to $200 million to offset certain expenses incurred to receive food safety certification. The USDA’s new Food Safety Certification for Specialty Crops (FSCSC) program... more »

Certis Biologicals adds to Western field development team

Certis Biologicals has made new strides in bolstering its field development team with the hiring of Luis Solari as field development manager-California/Arizona and the advancement of Scott Ockey to senior field development manager for the... 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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