Vegetables

Strawberries may be key to developing an insulin pill

More than 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes and must inject themselves with insulin two to four times daily. Researchers have been looking for ways to administer the drug orally, and researchers at Carnegie Mellon... more »

Extensive research study aimed at whitefly management

Researchers from three research institutions are using a $3.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fight whiteflies on vegetable crops. Scientists from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences... more »

Arizona leafy green growers implement comprehensive water metrics

As the 2019-2020 growing season commences, the most comprehensive and exhaustive water metric guidelines are being implemented by leafy green growers in Arizona. The goal: to deliver the safest produce for consumers to enjoy with... more »

Growers on the ground helped by cloud based software

A University of Florida agricultural engineer has developed software that can help growers find the best places to plant crops and to identify fruit and vegetable varieties that perform better against diseases. Now, Yiannis Ampatzidis... more »

Pumpkin management in the final stretch in Michigan

You are in the final stretch of the pumpkin season in Michigan. Vines are dying down and cutting has begun. It is at this point you discover just how well your growing season management practices... more »

$4M given for onion bacterial disease research

For years more than 15 bacterial species have ruined millions of dollars worth of onion crops across the United States. That is bound to change, as a group of 24 researchers from 12 states across... more »

Tour de Fresh finish line open to PMA attendees

The produce industry is welcome at the finish for the Tour de Fresh on the steps of the Anaheim Convention Center. The Tour de Fresh is an... more »

Annual Florida Tomato Conference rescheduled for Oct. 2-3

The Florida Tomato Committee and Florida Tomato Exchange annual conference has been rescheduled for Oct. 2-3. The venue has changed to the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center. Attached are details for the location,... more »


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