Justin Oomen, a young family man from an old farming family, will be the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council.
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Carrots, beets, radishes, turnips and parsnips are popular cool-season root crops for high tunnel production and marketing in West Virginia.
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The Valley of Almolonga in Guatemala is staggeringly gorgeous. Especially to a vegetable grower: an irregular checkerboard of small fields, all verdan... more »
Dixondale Farms, which claims to be the largest and oldest grower of onion plants in the United States, is celebrating it 100th anniversary this year.... more »
Muck soils are an economically important, non-renewable resource for Michigan agriculture. Satisfactory soil conservation and nutrient management prac... more »
The Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC) handed out two awards during the annual banquet of the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO.Master... more »
Ralph Oomen is in line to become the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC). Currently the vice president, he'll start his two-year te... more »
Spending money to save money also means saving energy at the Bolthouse Farms processing facility in Prosser, Wash.Jim Robbins, vice president of techn... more »
I left Los Angeles at 4 in the morning, long before first light, and made it to Bakersfield — the land of oil derricks, lowriders and truck stop... more »
Three farms. Four thousand acres. Thirty-five commodities grown. Another 30 or so bought from other growers. Those numbers give a sense of the size an... more »
Huron, Ohio-based The Chef's Garden used a value-added producer grant it received several years ago to study the feasibility of adding a processing co... more »
Like other land-grant institutions, Michigan State University (MSU) is experiencing a budget crunch. For that reason, officials are taking a hard look... more »