Crop Management

Strella Biotechnologies secures investor funding

Strella Biotechnology Inc., developer of proprietary produce sensor technology designed to reduce food waste and improve quality, has closed a Series A funding round totaling $8 million. The oversubscribed round was led by Millennium New... more »

Edible coating extends shelf life of fresh produce

A new edible coating, NatuWrap, extends the shelf life of fresh produce, cutting down on food waste. NatuWrap keeps moisture in and oxygen and unwanted micro-organisms out, according to a news release, providing value to... more »

Growers feel input, fertilizer cost crunch

Agriculture’s tenuous relationship with global events, increasing input costs and competition posed by other growing regions were brought into focus at this year’s Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference. The March event at the University of... more »

Study shows less air pollution leads to higher yields

Usually, increasing agricultural productivity depends on adding something, such as fertilizer or water, but a Stanford University-led study reveals that removing one thing in particular – a common air pollutant – could lead to dramatic... more »

Wildlife funds to promote cover crops in Indiana, Michigan

To improve water quality and wildlife habitat, Ducks Unlimited (DU) and its partners are spearheading an effort to use almost $400,000 to help Indiana and Michigan farmers implement 75,000 acres of cover crops over four... more »

Fertilizer, input costs focus of UF/IFAS seminar

Agriculture’s tenuous relationship with global events, increasing input costs and competition posed by other growing regions were brought into focus at this year’s Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference. The March event at the University of... more »

Frosty Binz launches insulated reflective cover for harvest bins, containers

Frosty Binz launched its insulated reflective cover for bulk containers and harvest bins. The lightweight reusable cover reflects the sun’s solar radiation while keeping the produce cool and moisture loss to a minimum. The cover... more »

Options for managing and mitigating frost damage

Fruit and vegetable growers often wish to take advantage of the early part of the spring growing season, but care must be taken to avoid the costly damages from frost. In a recent article for... 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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