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Blockchain may help producers save time and money

It's 2021, almost 2022, and the rate of technological innovation in our economy and society continues apace. What emerging tools could give Pennsylvania wholesale growers a competitive advantage and reduce barriers to financial success? Technology... more »

Marvin Pritts, Cornell hort team leader, among honorees for excellence

Ten faculty members have been selected to receive Stephen H. Weiss Awards honoring excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack announced Oct. 18. “The Weiss Awards highlight the centrality of... more »

Karly Regan is joins PSU Extension as Franklin County educator

Karly Regan began a position with Penn State Extension in the Franklin County (Pennsylvania) Office on Sept. 1. Regan's responsibilities will include providing extension resources and information to commercial producers of horticultural crops, including vegetables... more »

Greenhouse lettuce grower acquires East Coast operation

North AmericaPR greenhouse lettuce grower Revol Greens has acquired BJ’s Produce Inc., operating under the widely recognized Living Fresh brand, in Athens, Georgia. This establishes its first East Coast greenhouse operation. The deal, completed on... more »

$3M grant funds cover crop breeding for organic farmers

A Cornell-led national network of scientists and farmers is developing new varieties of cover crops that are better adapted to local regions and stressors – changes that could carry a bevy of long-term and sustainable... more »

Fall emergence of allium leafminer on schedule

The fall emergence of allium leafminer adults seems to be right on time in Lancaster County – the last week of September. This makes two years in a row   that the fall allium leafminer (ALM) emergence... more »

Complete transition by early October set for NEWA 3.0

After four years of intensive planning and development, the New York State IPM Program announced that NEWA 3.0 will make its final transition on or around Oct. 1. The final steps have involved many months... more »

Good time to check for root knot nematodes in vegetables

Each year I put this information out near the end of a growing season in the hopes that growers will take a look in their fields for root knot nematode problems as we are seeing... more »

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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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