Vegetables

Mexican tomato growers submit data for antidumping investigation

Three Mexican tomato grower groups said in a July 10 press release that they recently submitted data in the renewed anti-dumping investigation. The U.S. Department of Commerce on May 7 terminated an agreement that suspended... more »

New UC strawberries have disease resistance, other traits

The Public Strawberry Breeding Program at the University of California, Davis, has released five new varieties that will help farmers manage diseases, control costs and produce plenty of large, robust berries using less water, fertilizer... more »

Ocean Mist Farms hires organic product manager

Ocean Mist Farms, proud sponsor of the Organic Produce Summit, will be in attendance at this year’s show with new Organic Product Manager Katie Tossie, in addition to showcasing Ocean Mist Organic Artichokes, Brussels Sprouts,... more »

‘Produce advocacy bootcamp’ planned by United Fresh

United Fresh will host the new Produce Advocacy Bootcamp Monday, Sept. 16 at the Grand Hyatt Washington, in Washington, D.C. The annual event gathers the fresh produce industry to address our most pressing public policy... more »

Michigan asparagus season winds down

Michigan asparagus growers had a well-deserved chance to relax over the holiday weekend as the busy asparagus season came to a close in the final days of June. Ideal weather conditions made this year’s 6-7... more »

A&A Organic Farms debuting expanded tomato line

This year’s Organic Produce Summit is a chance to show visitors the full extent of what A&A Organic Farms Corp. has to offer. A&A Organic Farms out of Watsonville, California plans to feature at this... more »

USDA announces frozen strawberry buy

The USDA July 8 announced plans to purchase frozen strawberry products for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs. Purchases will be made under the authority of Section 32 of the Act of August 24,... more »

Cucumber downy mildew spores detected in Michigan

Our lab has established a network of spore traps in major cucumber production areas in Michigan. This year, we have the ability to distinguish between the spores of hop downy mildew and cucumber downy mildew.... more »


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