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Seedway turns 50

Seedway will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2013.The Hall, N.Y.-based seed company is a subsidiary of GROWMARK of Bloomington, Ill. Its beginnings go back to 1923, when Robson Seed Farms, a small mail-order vegetable and... more »

Vegetable council hands out awards during Great Lakes EXPO

The Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC) handed out two awards during the annual banquet of the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO.Master Farmer AwardThe Master Farmer Award is given in recognition of outstanding farming... more »

Indiana GAPs workshops scheduled

A series of workshops presented by Purdue Extension will focus on food safety practices for fruit and vegetable farms.“Good Agricultural Practices from A to Z” will be held from mid-December to early March at a... more »

Sweet corn, peaches pair well for Ohio grower

There aren't many young fruit and vegetable growers out there, and it worries Gordon Hahn. Hahn, 55, grows fruit, vegetable and grain crops in Huron, Ohio. His seed salesman tells him he's one of the... more »

Bolthouse finds ways to save energy, money

Spending money to save money also means saving energy at the Bolthouse Farms processing facility in Prosser, Wash.Jim Robbins, vice president of technical services for Bolthouse Farms, based in Bakersfield, Calif., said that when the... more »

Former president of organic fertilizer company sentenced to federal prison

Peter Townsley was sentenced yesterday to serve 364 days in prison and ordered to pay a fine of $125,000 for a scheme to defraud his customers in the organic farming industry, United States Attorney Melinda... more »

Trade association calls on California to redefine greenhouse tomato

When a consumer purchases a tomato labeled as greenhouse grown, he or she should be assured it was grown in a defined greenhouse – that's the perspective of Certified Greenhouse Farmers, which recently called upon... more »

Healthy living and buying local still driving seed trends

When it comes to vegetable seed trends, the story continues to be buying locally grown fruits and vegetables and knowing where your food comes from. Food trends expert Phil Lempert said that consumers have become... more »

Current Issue

Old Dominion Organic Farms has tobacco history, organic is the future

Pythium in cucurbits: Temperature decides species

Small grower goes big in sustainable packaging effort

Getting started with greenhouse tomatoes is EXPO topic

Meet the Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

Farm Market column: Seek a brand that builds positive customer response

Notes from the Farm column: Machine maintenance proceeds amid world’s woes

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: A show of hands outlines US farm labor trends

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