Vegetables

American Takii fills new vegetable department position

Mitchell Young will fill the newly created position of Long Day Onion Product Manager for the American Takii Vegetable Division. Prior to joining Takii, Young held positions with Cornell University and Birds Eye, and has... more »

$650,000 to help breed green chile peppers for mechanical harvesting

Allen Van Deynze, professor in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis, has received an investment of $650,000 from the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture for a project that... more »

Asparagus Day a discussion forum

International expertise, regional research and industry insights were presented to Michigan asparagus growers on March 11 at Oceana Asparagus Day. Twelve months ago, COVID-19 was just beginning and a few lockdown procedures were in place.... more »

Tanimura & Antle promotes Brett Champlin to senior harvest director

Employee-owned Tanimura & Antle, one of the largest grower shippers in the Salinas Valley, California, announced May 4 the promotion of Brett Champlin to senior director of harvest operations. In his new role, Champlin will... more »

Results released from UF/IFAS 2020 mini sweet pepper trial

Results from a University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences 2020 mini sweet pepper trial conducted at Old Bailey Farms in Bonita Springs have been released. Varieties planted were replicated four times in... more »

Leaders appointed to Michigan Asparagus Marketing Program Advisory Board

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on April 23 named individuals appointed to the Asparagus Marketing Program Advisory Board. Kevin Burmeister, of Shelby, is the manager of Lakeshore Farms Inc. He is appointed to represent at-large growers for a term commencing April... more »

Clover Adams to lead Michigan Asparagus

The Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board named Jamie Clover Adams as its new executive director effective May 10. Clover Adams brings more than 25 years of state and federal... more »

Guidelines for managing western flower thrips in California lettuce

The western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is one of the major pests of lettuce in California. It has a wide host range including several vegetable, ornamental, and other cultivated or wild plants.... more »

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