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Food supply chain is in good shape, Virginia Tech experts say

The food supply chain will be able to withstand the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to feed Americans across the country, two Virginia Tech experts said. The demand for the U.S. food supply chain will shift... more »

Farm worker documentation stressed amid essential nature of agriculture

Reports have been circulating online – originating primarily in surrounding states, suggestive of potential conflicts between law enforcement officers and farm workers during these times of restricted travel. Thus far, situations like this have not... more »

Continuing produce sales with COVID-19

Demand for fresh local produce and other farm products is on the increase. Currently, for growers that sell directly to the public, COVID-19 presents some challenges to meet that demand. Farmers' markets in Delaware are... more »

Red-legged winter mites spread in high tunnel leafy greens

The red-legged winter mite, Penthaleus dorsalis, has been found in more high tunnels growing leafy greens this past winter for the third year in a row. Most of the reports I have gotten from high tunnels... more »

Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations ready

This year, the Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recomendations' publication was transitioned into a biannual publication and therefore will only be updated in its entirety every other year. In “off” years, critical updates will be provided... more »

Some heat-tolerant vegetable varieties to consider

As you make your variety selections for 2020 you might want to consider trying a few heat tolerant varieties. Some vegetables, such as eggplant, okra and sweet potatoes, are inherently very heat tolerant. In other... more »

Delaware farmer Katey Evans scoops deal on Shark Tank

Delaware farmer Katey Evans landed a sweet deal on ABC’s “Shark Tank.” Evans pitched a full line of super premium ice cream, dairy-free, gluten-free, and fat-free... more »

New York state has Interim Guidelines for Operation of Farmers’ Markets

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets on March 31 released the following Interim Guidelines for the Operation of Farmers' Markets. This guidance is provided for farmers’ market operators and vendors in response... 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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