Tomatoes/Peppers

Sustainability report released by Wholesum

Wholesum has released its latest scorecard on how it handles sustainability. Based in Amado, Arizona, Wholesum is an organic greenhouse grower and shipper of Fair Trade Certified organic fresh vegetables. The latest sustainability report presents... more »

USDA: insurance options enlarged for specialty, organic growers

Fresh and processing tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage and other fruits and vegetables are to benefit from changes in USDA's crop insurance options. The USDA is expanding crop insurance options for specialty and organic growers starting with... more »

Florida tomato leader new Washington apple president

The leader of Florida's tomato industry is leaving the Sunshine State to head the Washington Apple Commission. Michael Schadler, the executive vice president of the Florida Tomato Exchange (FTE),  is the new president of the... more »

CarbonCents partnership to help Titan Farms cut carbon footprint

A partnership with CarbonCents, a technology firm specializing in carbon footprint tracking and reduction solutions, should help Titan Farms reduce its carbon imprint. The collaboration for the Ridge Spring, South Carolina-based grower-shipper marks a significant... more »

Growing tomatoes amidst climate change

A recent study published in Nature, a distinguished British journal, forecasts a more than 5% decrease in tomato yields in approximately 30 years in key regions including Italy and California.  Even in California tomato growers... more »

Vegetable, peach grower Titan Farms marks brand anniversary

Vegetable and peach grower-shipper Titan Farms is celebrating the first 10 years of one of its premium fresh peach brands. Based in Ridge Spring, South Carolina, Titan is a leading grower, packer and shipper of... more »

Machine-harvestable tomatoes available from UF/IFAS

Ever since Florida farmers have been growing tomatoes, they’ve picked them by hand or hired laborers. It’s painstaking work that might be made easier soon with machine-harvestable tomatoes developed by University of Florida scientists. Now... more »

Field trials spur soil inoculant introduction

ProGro BIO has introduced a soil inoculant. ProGro has announced the commencement of its 2024 U.S. expansive in-field trial program. Building upon the success of its 2023 program, which encompassed more than 10,000 acres across... more »

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