Melons

Crop mix keeps customers coming back for more

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

Sweet corn, peaches pair well for Ohio grower

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

Caito Foods voluntarily recalls fresh cut melon products

Caito Foods is voluntarily recalling fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and fresh-cut mixed fruit containing one of these melons, produc... more »

Rhyme fungicide now available for use in watermelon

FMC Agricultural Solutions is marketing Rhyme fungicide for use in watermelon crops, excluding California. “Rhyme fungicide is a powerful tool t... more »

Watermelon growers set for strong production year

The table is set for more watermelon this season, say officials in the National Watermelon Promotion Board. Watermelon’s prevalence in the produ... more »

Research aimed at stopping gummy stem blight in the greenhouse

Georgia watermelon growers who have a targeted, informed disease management plan for gummy stem blight disease could save money and lessen the environ... more »

National Watermelon Promotion Board’s sustainability survey

The National Watermelon Promotion Board is conducting a Sustainability Research Survey. The following information includes more explanation:  "This... more »

Watermelon growers work to produce a sweet crop, good texture

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 »

Super Starr honeydew melons season starts

Super Starr International enters a new season of production with a high volume of honeydew melons available now until April. Grown in the fertile s... more »

Georgia melon grower, Extension agent honored at event

An awards breakfast Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Georgia, honored local leaders in specia... more »

Elumin fungicide registered for downy mildew in cucurbits

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Valent U.S.A.'s Elumin Fungicide has been federally registered for controlling downy mildew in cucurbits. A new oomycete fu... more »

Intercropping boosts vegetable production

The old ways could be the best ways when it comes to small-acreage vegetable production, according to a newly published article available thro... more »


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