Pest Control

Long & Scott Farms: Leaving the commodity trap

Longtime central Florida grower Long & Scott Farms survives and remains competitive by adapting to changes and diversifying its business and crops.  By altering the way it grows and markets crops, judiciously using chemicals and... more »

Biologicals summit focuses on next-gen tools

A new event is designed to raise awareness of biological solutions that are available to fruit and vegetable growers to enhance soil and plant health. The Salinas Biological Summit is set for June 20-21, at... more »

AgBiTech expands U.S. biosolutions distribution through UPL

UPL Ltd., a global provider of sustainable agricultural solutions, and AgBiTech, whose agricultural biological innovations create healthy food systems, are expanding their strategic partnership. Through the collaboration, UPL will distribute AgBiTech’s entire portfolio of biosolutions... more »

Asfertglobal sees possibilities in the U.S. biologicals market

A multi-national Portuguese company  that develops and markets biofertilizers, biostimulants and biocontrol products is focusing on the U.S. and other markets as it expands sales. Asfertglobal sees “enormous possibilities” in the U.S., according to a... more »

New EPA rules to challenge specialty crop growers

Specialty crop producers will be hard-pressed to comply with new proposals from the Environmental Protection Agency that overhauls how it implements the Endangered Species Act (ESA), according to the Minor Crop Farmer Alliance (MCFA). “Of... more »

Mid-Atlantic convention gains attendance

Attendance at the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention exceeded the attendance at the 2022 convention, according to preliminary counts from a news release from show co-sponsor Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA). Total attendance is... more »

UGA faculty chosen in land-grant institution leadership program

Three University of Georgia faculty have been chosen to participate in the 19th class of the LEAD21 program, aimed at developing leaders at land-grant institutions and their strategic partners who link research, academics and Extension.... more »

Penn State Extension offers pesticide recertification options

Pennsylvania certified pesticide applicators looking for ways to earn recertification credits may want to consider the wide variety of options provided by Penn State Extension, which is offering a 25% discount on all pesticide recertification... more »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

 

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