Marketing

Maintain quality during postharvest handling

Successful marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables depends on maintaining the quality through harvest and beyond.Marita Cantwell, postharvest specialist at the University of California, Davis, said in a presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable... more »

Vestaron’s bioinsecticide now registered for more crops, insects

Vestaron has received expanded EPA registration for its biological insect control products. These bioinsecticides, which are derived from newly discovered naturally occurring peptides, will be commercially available later this year under the Spear trade name.The... more »

Dosatron introduces nutrient delivery system kits for vegetable growers

Dosatron International has introduced Nutrient Delivery System Kits.“Based on grower demand for a do-it-yourself system, Dosatron developed a multi-nutrient delivery system that is customizable for each grower's needs,” said Chris Lundgren, Dosatron's national sales manager... more »

LGMA welcomes new officers, board members for 2015

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) welcomed several newly elected members and appointed new officers during a meeting of the Advisory Board held in Salinas.The Board appointed its new chairman by moving Ron Ratto,... more »

Dosatron introduces new injector

Dosatron International has introduced the 14 GPM D14MZ2 fertilizer and chemical injector as a complement for controlled environment agriculture – everything from hydroponics, rooftop and tower gardens to urban agriculture and more, according to a... more »

Michigan Onion Committee set

Gov. Rick Snyder has made appointments and reappointments to the Michigan Onion Committee.Appointed was Mike Meyer, of Hudsonville, and reappointed were Mark Nail, of Marshall, and Eric Schreur, of Hudsonville.The five-member committee prepares and oversees... more »

Vidalia Onion season marked by ‘V’ campaign

The Vidalia onion season official start date is set for April 27 and the Vadalia Onion Committee is continuing the “V is for Vidalia” marketing campaign after its successful debut last year.According to a news... more »

Growing, marketing go hand in hand for Ventura County farm

Town & Country Farms is lucky.Despite the general drought in California, the Ventura County farm has a good supply of well water. Despite general labor shortages in the produce industry, the farm has a reliable... more »

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