When the Erbs talk about the diversity of their crops, they're not exaggerating. They grow 74 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, 54 varieties of peaches and nectarines and more than 100 varieties of pump... more
There aren't many young fruit and vegetable growers out there, and it worries Gordon Hahn. Hahn, 55, grows fruit, vegetable and grain crops in Huron, Ohio. His ... more
Hazera company showed off innovative melon varieties recently at the Watermelon & Melon days held in Murcia, Spain.
Hazera presented a range of... more »
Growers on the west side of Michigan should consider fungicide sprays for cucumbers and melons (watermelons, cantaloupe, muskmelon) now that downy mil... more »
University of Georgia scientists are assisting in a study to find a cantaloupe variety with less netting on the rind in the hopes that the fruit will ... more »
I’ve seen alternaria and anthracnose on melons so far this season, and have also had some calls with a concern about gummy stem blig... more »
Caito Foods is voluntarily recalling fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and fresh-cut mixed fruit containing one of these melons, produc... more »
FMC Agricultural Solutions is marketing Rhyme fungicide for use in watermelon crops, excluding California.
“Rhyme fungicide is a powerful tool t... more »
The table is set for more watermelon this season, say officials in the National Watermelon Promotion Board. Watermelon’s prevalence in the produ... more »
Georgia watermelon growers who have a targeted, informed disease management plan for gummy stem blight disease could save money and lessen the environ... more »
The National Watermelon Promotion Board is conducting a Sustainability Research Survey.
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In Georgia, it’s planting season for watermelons. Usually, they aspire to produce high yields of a sweet crop, but they shouldn’t ignore firmness ... more »