Northeast

Treatments for tipburn in Brassica crops and lettuce outlined

Cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, Chinese cabbage (Napa cabbage) and lettuce are susceptible to tipburn. This problem can cause severe economic losses. Tipburn is a breakdown of plant tissue inside the head of cabbage, Chinese cabbage... more »

Current Issues for Pennsylvania vegetable, berry crops pinpointed

After some significant rains this past week, it has been unseasonably cold across much of the state and especially in the northwest where there have been multiple freeze events over the past few weeks. In... more »

Leadership development program in New York taking applications

A New York leadership development program for adult professionals in the food, agriculture and natural resource sectors has set a June 1 application deadline. LeadNY, a pioneering training program for mid-career professionals, provides intensive one-... more »

New Jersey Department of Agriculture kicks off Jersey Fresh season

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and other state and local officials kicked off the Jersey Fresh season May 4 by visiting Katona Farms in Burlington County, which grows asparagus as well as... more »

Some of the more popular cucumber types in the East spotlighted

Cucumbers are a popular crop grown throughout Delmarva for both fresh market (slicers, mini) and processing (pickles). There are three flowering or fruiting types. Monecious cucumbers have both male and female flowers on the same... more »

Amanda Carson named East region sales manager for Ninchino America

Amanda Carson has been promoted to sales manager for the Eastern region sales team for Ninchino America Inc. In her new role, Carson will be responsible for the direction and implementation of the sales plans... more »

Linear bed foot method determines fertilizer needs for plastic mulch crops

In the Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations, fertilizer recommendations are given on a per acre basis. For crops grown on plastic mulch, the most common bed spacing between rows is used and recommendations are based... more »

AeroFarms expands global headquarters to support growth and innovation

AeroFarms, a certified B Corporation and leader in indoor vertical farming,  announced April 23 the company has received its certificate of occupancy for expansion of its global headquarters in Newark, New Jersey. To support its... more »

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