Disease Control

Cover crops help Pennsylvania’s Anchor Farms

Cover crops and rotation are important parts of the formula for success for Anchor Farms, which grows vegetables along the banks of the Susquehanna River in north central Pennsylvania. Joe and... more »

Fourteen Acres’ bounty

In an unusual combination, central Texas distillery Tito’s is growing fresh produce, and seeks to inspire other distilleries to do the same. Tito’s/Fourteen Acres’ farmer Adam Levin and Kathleen Kuper, farm... more »

Farm bill prep starts, trade likely a key feature

Specialty crop organizations are assessing shifts in congressional leadership while pursuing measures to address the industry’s needs in the 2023 Farm Bill. The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) works closely with the Specialty Crop... more »

High tech helps UF breed tastier sweet corn

University of Florida (UF) scientists are using high-tech practices to improve the characteristics of sweet corn at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (UF/IFAS) Sweet Corn Genomics and Breeding lab. They’re also participating... more »

SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference kicks-off

Vegetable Growers News managing editor Chris Koger is attending the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Georgia. At the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, growers are attending sessions,... more »

Registration opens for North American strawberry meetings

Registration is now open for two North American strawberry industry meetings: the North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS) and the North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual Meeting (NASGA). Both are scheduled for March 7-10 in San... more »

New tomato virus website helps growers

Syngenta's new webpage is designed to help growers combat Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus, known as ToBRFV. The ToBRFV information center provides insights and solutions to reduce disease impact. The site allows growers to discover... more »

In the muck and weeds: Michigan veg experts honored

The Michigan Vegetable Council honored a family farm that has raised vegetables for nearly 100 years on muck soil and a Michigan State University professor who specializes in weed management. The awards ceremony at the... more »

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Long & Scott Farms: Leaving the commodity trap

Digital hive inspection service helps pollination

Onion thrips management with plastic mulches

Prepare for inevitable H-2A audit

Growers learn about adopting regenerative practices

Sweet corn makes life green for growers

Farm market & agrotourism: Training is essential to satisfying employers

The great pumpkin experiment

 

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