Vegetables

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 »

Greens to be grown at new 140,000-square-foot Texas plant

A new, 140,000-square-foot indoor vertical farm in San Antonio, Texas, being built by Soli Organic will grow more than 10 varieties of greens and herbs. The facility, in the mixed-use Brooks Community at the site... more »

Buck Shuman, Vidalia onion pioneer, remembered

The Vidalia onion industry is remembering and celebrating “the remarkable life and enduring legacy” of Benny DeTroy Shuman Jr.,  an early Vidalia onion grower. Affectionately known to many as "Buck," Shuman died May 31 at... more »

Oishii introduces indoor vertical strawberry farm

Oishii opened a new, 237,500 square feet indoor vertical strawberry farm in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Amatelas Farm, which is named after the Japanese Goddess of the Sun, runs on renewable energy and introduces a new... more »

GreenStone Farm Credit Services awards scholarships

This year GreenStone Farm Credit Services awarded $60,000 to exceptional students via the GreenStone Scholarship Program and the Dave Armstrong Scholarship Program. Since its inception in 2010, the scholarship initiative has granted $500,000 to students... more »

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Controlling insects and weeds that spread viruses and can devastate crops is a big challenge for Nature’s Reward. Formerly known as Steinbeck Country Produce, the Huntington family’s longtime growing operation employs biological products to protect... more »

Registration opens for Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day

Registration has opened for the annual Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day. The event, scheduled for Aug. 8, is a large research and education gathering for the California strawberry industry, according to a news release from... 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 »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

 

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