Northeast

Stokes Seeds adds Eastern New York, New England territory manager

Stokes Seeds has announced the hiring of Jason Detzel as territory manager for eastern New York and the New England states. In this position, Detzel will be responsible for seed and service to growers in... more »

Farm directory launched in New York

The New York State Department of Agriculture plans to launch a statewide online Farm Directory in mid-June. The Farm Directory will connect consumers to producers of farm products and promote New York farms. The Farm... more »

Jersey Fresh event highlights N.J. strawberry crop

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture visited Bonacorsi’s Family Farm in Frenchtown in Hunterdon County to highlight the Jersey Fresh strawberry picking season. Bonacorsi family members at a Jersey Fresh promotion... more »

Grow-NY now accepting applications through July 1

Empire State Development announced on May 24 that the application window is now open for the 2022 Grow-NY food and agriculture competition. Grow-NY, a unique initiative that connects innovators and investors in the food, beverage... more »

Poor stands, plant vigor reported in sweet corn

Growers are reporting issues with stands and vigor in sweet corn fields in 2022, especially in early planted fields. There can be many causes for stand loss and weak seedlings: surface compaction and crusting, birds,... more »

Bacterial leaf spot, copper resistance found in New Jersey tomato, pepper

Copper resistance in bacterial leaf spot of tomato and pepper crops has been detected and more widespread than expected. While not surprising, copper resistance has been known to develop for decades now; however, this is... more »

New Jersey ag department kicks off Jersey Fresh season

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and other state and local officials today kicked off the Jersey Fresh season by visiting Walker Brothers Inc., in Salem County, which grows asparagus as well as... more »

New class of food, ag and natural resources leaders named by LeadNY

LeadNY, Cornell’s leadership development academy, has announced its 2022-23 cohort of leaders in the food, agriculture and natural resources sectors of the Northeast. The new cohort is the largest in the 40-year history of the... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

Great Lakes EXPO: Delivering the ultimate farm market

Farm Market column: What’s the difference between markup and profit?

Ag Labor Review: Will 2022 be remembered as the Year of Ag Labor Regulations?

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