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.
According to Lew... more
Aster leafhoppers are insect pests of carrots and many other crops grown in the upper Midwest. The majority of the economic loss is associated with th... more »
On Aug. 28, 2011, Hurricane Irene hit Schoharie Valley Farms.Richard Ball, the farm's owner, talked about the hurricane and its aftermath in January, ... more »
Root knot nematodes and cavity spot are two of the biggest problems with carrots in Kern County, Calif. - one of the largest carrot growing centers of... more »
Michigan State University Extension's Integrated Pest Management Academy will focus on introducing IPM concepts and preparing participants to implem... more »
Michigan State University Extension's Integrated Pest Management Academy will focus on introducing IPM concepts and preparing participants to implemen... more »
Sam Shina's family owns 14 small grocery stores in Detroit. One of them could soon be part of a market incentive experiment designed to improve public... more »
Vegetable growers have a lot to learn at the 2011 EXPOThis year's Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO will offer a variety of educationa... more »
A few years ago, Oceana County farmer Larry Van Sickle was uncertain about his financial future after the state Natural Resources Commission issued ... more »
When you think of Arizona, you don't immediately think of fruit and vegetable farming. That is probably part of what has made Schnepf's Farms in Queen... more »
At an experimental asparagus field in western Michigan, researchers and students are trying to find the best way to irrigate the perennial crop.The re... more »