Technology

Meeting your food safety needs one bin at a time

The Food Safety Modernization Act is changing they way growers view food safety. Improvements are being made to packing lines and sanitation. Wood bins are being recycled and plastic alternatives are being purchased. RFID tags... more »

Willowood USA, Lariat Partners announce partnership

Willowood USA has teamed up with Lariat Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, to further expand their product portfolio and market expansion. “The strategic investment that Lariat Partners has made in our company will rapidly fuel... more »

High tunnels could be profitable for NH pepper growers

New Hampshire farmers looking to grow colored bell peppers in high tunnels will be pleased to learn that researchers from the NH Agricultural Experiment Station found many varieties produced excellent, high-quality fruit in a research... more »

Gills Onion converts waste into electricity

The international participants of the Onion Study Tour, organized by breeding company Hazera, visited onion processor Gills Onions on April 19. The Oxnard, California-based company produces no less than 500 tons of peeled and cut onion products for American... more »

FDA webinar set for FSMA transportation rule

The FDA will host a webinar on April 25  to discuss pieces of the Food Safety Modernization Act Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food. The webinar will be hosted from 11 a.m. to... more »

Moveable hoop houses touted for versatility

Hoop houses (high tunnels) have long been used by agricultural producers to extend the growing season and to establish crops earlier as compared to crops grown in the field. A growing trend in the horticulture... more »

Manure application study aims to improve food safety

New field research out of Clarkson University in upstate New York is taking a look at how microbes can travel from manure application sites to downwind produce. The research team, led by Shane Rogers, an... more »

App helps protect bees from pesticides

Protecting bees from pesticides just got easier with the release by Oregon State University of a smartphone app that farmers and beekeepers can use to consult a publication when they’re out in the field. The... more »

Current Issue

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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