Vegetables

Vegetables help fight fatty liver disease

A new study led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists shows how a natural compound found in many well-known and widely consumed vegetables can also be used to fight fatty liver disease. The study by Texas A&M AgriLife... more »

Mid-Atlantic Strawberry Programs slated for March 2-3

The Mid-Atlantic Strawberry Programs  will be held March 2-3. The Strawberry Field Walk will be on March 2, from 12:30 p.m. until dark. The Evening Program will take place immediately following the Field Walk and... more »

AcMoody Farms named Red Gold Master Grower, Tomato Grower of the Year

Red Gold Inc., of Elwood, Indiana, presented Brian and Vern AcMoody of Union City, Michigan, a plaque naming them the winner of the E.A. Reichart Quality Achievement Award to honor them as the Tomato Grower... more »

Florida Strawberry Festival’s featured fruit comes from UF/IFAS research

When you hear the words “Plant City,” what comes to mind? Strawberries, probably. As thousands of people come here for the annual Florida Strawberry Festival this month, many will eat various types of the fruit.... more »

C.H. Robinson sued by growers

A group of growers is suing C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. – the parent company for logistics operations, produce sourcing operations and brands such as Robinson Fresh – for alleged violations of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities... more »

USDA debuts world-first true red spinach

Spinach leaves of a rosy hue stand to shake up salad mixes in produce aisles everywhere. The USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in December debuted “the world’s first true red spinach variety.” The variety, called... more »

Southern greenhouse growers hit the mark

Georgia grows lots of transplants and ships them all over the country, but growing transplants on that scale requires the full system of production practices. Priming seeds is a good start toward a faster and... more »

2020 Oceana Asparagus Day set for March 12 in Michigan

Michigan State University Extension will be holding the 2020 Oceana Asparagus Day on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the New Era Reformed Church, 4775 First St.,  in New Era, Michigan 49446. From 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,... more »


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