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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 »

Pythium in cucurbits: Temperature decides species

There are more than 300 species of pythium. Many don’t harm plants, but many do, and cucurbits are particularly susceptible. New research at Clemson University has identified some of the pythium species that most commonly... more »

Mucci Farms signs marketing pact with Casey Houweling in California

Kingsville, Ontario, Canada-based Mucci Farms has announced it has entered an exclusive marketing agreement with Casey Houweling to market all produce grown in the Camarillo, California, facility under the Mucci Farms brand and trademarks. As... more »

North Carolina State salutes Quesada-Ocampo’s ‘40 Under 40’ honor

Lina Qusada-Ocampo, North Carolina State associate professor and vegetable pathology Extension specialist, was named to this year's list of the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 honorees. Quesada-Ocampo, faculty member in the Department of Entomology and... more »

Lipman Family Farms launches expanded compostable packaging for organics

Immokalee, Florida-based Lipman Family Farms will showcase the expansion of their compostable packaging line at the upcoming Southern Innovations conference and the Organic Produce Summit. Designed for organic grape tomatoes, mini cucumbers, green beans and... more »

Be on the lookout for fusarium fruit rot, other threats in the mid-Atlantic

There continue to be no reports of late blight on tomato or potato in the mid-Atlantic region. But, this week there was a confirmed report on tomato in eastern Tennessee determined to be caused by... more »

BASF’s vegetable seeds business partners with Nature Source Improved Plants

BASF's vegetable seeds business has collaborated with Nature Source Improved Plants as an external collaborator since 2008, but as of July 1, 2021, the organizations have entered into a more intensive, comprehensive partnership. The collaboration focuses on... more »

Mastronardi, AppHarvest join forces for CEA venture

Mastronardi Produce Ltd. and AppHarvest have announced a new endeavor that will further strengthen their relationship and cement their leadership as true visionaries in the AgTech sector. The companies have signed a non-binding letter of... more »

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