Pest Control

High tech helps UF breed tastier sweet corn

University of Florida (UF) scientists are using high-tech practices to improve the characteristics of sweet corn at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (UF/IFAS) Sweet Corn Genomics and Breeding lab. They’re also participating... more »

SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference kicks-off

Vegetable Growers News managing editor Chris Koger is attending the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Georgia. At the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, growers are attending sessions,... more »

EFI enlarges operations in 2022

Noting accomplishments seen in 2022, the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) experienced a year of growth, new partnerships and promising tools to transform the produce industry and improve the lives of farmworkers. In a news release,... more »

Registration opens for North American strawberry meetings

Registration is now open for two North American strawberry industry meetings: the North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS) and the North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual Meeting (NASGA). Both are scheduled for March 7-10 in San... more »

Strawberry pest controlled by UV lamps

Because of the prominent role strawberries play in Florida winter production, controlling pests is critical. While growers began planting for this year’s harvest in October, they’re acutely aware of the potential scourge of the twospotted... more »

In the muck and weeds: Michigan veg experts honored

The Michigan Vegetable Council honored a family farm that has raised vegetables for nearly 100 years on muck soil and a Michigan State University professor who specializes in weed management. The awards ceremony at the... more »

Michigan reminds shippers about spotted lanternflies

Michigan authorities are reminding shippers that transport plants or plant parts to California to be aware California may require a certificate of spotted lanternfly quarantine compliance. The destructive spotted lanternfly has... more »

World Ag Expo 2023 names Top-10 new product winners

World Ag Expo has released the winners of its 2023 Top-10 New Products Competition. The winning entries are scheduled to be showcased during the Feb. 14-16 World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. “The impressive field... more »

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Lewis Taylor Farms counters rising labor costs

Avoid spreading tomato disease when transplanting

Georgia produce group celebrates award winners at highly attended show

In the muck and weeds: Michigan veg experts honored

Farm market bus tour shows what works, what doesn’t

Storytelling can end commodity farming

Tips for strawberry growers take center stage

Take time to assess your marketing strategy

Farm Bureau, John Deere agree on ‘right to repair

DiMare, voice of Florida tomato industry, dies

EPA proposes rodenticide restrictions

Duda names new president

Kitchen window view changes from farm to D.C.

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