Northeast

Seven recipients honored for distinguished service in New Jersey

Seven farmers and others actively involved in New Jersey agriculture received Distinguished Service to Agriculture Citations from the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture during the New Jersey State Agricultural Convention recently. Those honored at... more »

New guide helps Northeast farms learn tarping

A new publication helps growers understand how tarps work. Cornell Small Farms Program's Reduced Tillage project's “Tarping in the Northeast: A Guide for Small Farms”  provides comprehensive information on the emerging practice of tarping. To help weed and... more »

Strawberry disease ID: Neopestalotiopsis or a more traditional disease?

Since Neopestalotiopsis (or Pestalotia) was present in plug plant material distributed in Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic in the fall of 2021, here are some photos and tips on how to tell it apart from other... more »

Unintended effects of gene editing in tomatoes studied

Yi Li, professor of plant science in the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources is working on a new $500,000 Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grant from the USDA/NIFA to study a... more »

Connecting growers, marketers brings honor to Virginia MarketMaker

It doesn’t take much effort to order an item off a restaurant menu or choose a piece of produce from the supermarket. For many these days, it’s as simple as downloading an app and waiting... more »

Online tool allows NJ users to access, view and print soils reports

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has partnered with the Rowan University GeoSpatial Research Lab to provide an online tool that allows users in the agricultural community to access, view and print soils reports by tax... more »

Empire State Producers Expo Virtual Conference 2022 set

The New York State Vegetable Growers Association (NYSVGA) announced the Empire State Producers Expo Virtual Conference 2022 event will be held virtually on Feb. 21- March 11. NYSVGA made the following announcement: "After postponing the... more »

Grower partnerships help Edible Garden produce local organic greens

Sustainability and environmental stewardship are in the recipe of success for Edible Garden. The greenhouse and hydroponic producer of organic greens, lettuces and herbs utilizes sustainable and proprietary growing practices to produce organic produce from... more »

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