Vegetables

Kroger, G&R Farms raise $9,000 for agriculture students

Kroger partnered with produce supplier G&R Farms of Glennville, Georgia, in May and June to raise $9,000 for scholarship and grant funds for FFA students in Georgia through the Growing America’s Farmer’s promotional program. The... more »

Membership on the Florida Tomato Committee reapportioned by USDA

On Oct. 15 the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a final rule that reapportions membership on the Florida Tomato Committee under the federal marketing order for Tomatoes Grown in Florida. This action changes the number... more »

Karly Regan is joins PSU Extension as Franklin County educator

Karly Regan began a position with Penn State Extension in the Franklin County (Pennsylvania) Office on Sept. 1. Regan's responsibilities will include providing extension resources and information to commercial producers of horticultural crops, including vegetables... more »

Value of Texas pumpkin production surpassed other states at $25.9M in 2020

Pumpkin production is widely dispersed throughout the United States, with crop conditions varying greatly by region. All states produce some pumpkins, but six states produce most of them. In 2017, about 40%t of pumpkin acres... more »

Nature Fresh Farms rebrands produce-growing greenhouses

Nature Fresh Farms, a large independent greenhouse produce growers in North America, recently rebranded the company with an identity that embraces its growth and innovation. The Leamington, Ontario-based farm operation – which specializes in peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes,... more »

Broc-Stars Initiative for Kids led by Bayer, Nature’s Reward and United Fresh

Bayer, in collaboration with Nature’s Reward and the United Fresh Start Foundation, is promoting a kid-friendly broccoli, just in time to celebrate National School Lunch Week, Oct. 11-15. This week, fresh from the field broccoli,... more »

Applications for premium strawberry flavors’ research sought by PIP

Food production faces challenges from climate change, competition for scarce resources and supply chain disruptions. One solution is controlled environment agriculture, which grows a range of crops in controlled spaces and can enhance desirable traits... more »

Oishii brings vertically-grown strawberries west with LA farm

Indoor vertical strawberry grower Oishii recently announced the opening of a new farm in Los Angeles. Oishii is known for its Omakase Berry, a special Japanese strawberry variety grown pesticide-free in... more »

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