Vegetables

Hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics OK for organic with latest USDA clarification

Hydroponics, aquaponics and aeroponics growers can earn organic certification, according to a recent clarification from the USDA. The United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketin... more

Greg Bird named executive director of Michigan Vegetable Council

Michigan Vegetable Council recently named Mason’s Greg Bird as its executive director. Bird graduated with a bachelor's degree from Michigan State Universi... more

Seedway hires vegetable sales rep

SeedWay has hired Steve Johnson as a vegetable seed sales representative for Ohio, West Virginia, Western Pennslyvania and Western New York. A ... more »

Michigan ag director headed for national USDA post

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Jamie Clover Adams has been hired as an advisor in the office of the secreta... more »

Canadian Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation funding announced

An investment of over $175,000 to the Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation (DRC) in providing services to Canadian buyers and sellers of... more »

Sunions, the ‘tearless’ onions, hit select store shelves

Newly-released Sunions are now available on store shelves in select markets, according to a news release from the brand. The "tearless" onions can... more »

UF/IFAS varieties under spotlight for National Strawberry Day

Vance Whitaker toils day and night to develop the tastiest, best-looking, aromatic strawberries a consumer would want. Yummy enough for a nutritious s... more »

3 states produced 76 percent of U.S. veggies in 2017

Just three states account for 76 percent of the country’s vegetable production value during 2017, according to numbers released recently by the USDA... more »

Hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics OK for organic with latest USDA clarification

Hydroponics, aquaponics and aeroponics growers can earn organic certification, according to a recent clarification from the USDA. The United States... more »

AquaYield co-founder named to Utah Business Magazine 40 Under 40

Utah Business Magazine recently named AquaYield CEO and co-founder Clark T. Bell as one of its "40 Under 40." The annual Forty Under 40 program ho... more »

Indiana farm is Red Gold’s Tomato Grower of the Year

Red Gold recently named Rice Farms Tomatoes as Tomato Grower of the Year, and presented growers Scott and James Rice of Wanatah, Indiana with the E.A.... more »

Pegasus shows hydroponics techniques, expansion plans

Pegasus Food Futures showed off its pioneering hydroponic farming facilities at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GGIA) Exhibition in... more »


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