Vegetables

Apiaceous vegetables can reduce toxins from cigarette smoke, air pollution

While air pollution is on the rise throughout the world, Jae Kyeom Kim, University of Delaware assistant professor for the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, discovered an achievable solution that may mitigate the effect... more »

UF/IFAS hosting Florida Tomato Conference in September

The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Florida Tomatoes will host the 2022 Florida Tomato Conference in LaBelle on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Program features include: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.: The... more »

National Watermelon Promotion Board: Eat the rind!

This month, the National Watermelon Promotion Board launched its largest consumer-focused campaign of the year, Use the Whole Watermelon. The campaign is designed to focus on the taste, health, economic and sustainable benefits of a... more »

Digicrop views robotics, precision ag

Robotics and other technologies designed to benefit agriculture were at the forefront of Digicrop, the International Conference on Digital Technologies for Sustainable Crop Production. The virtual March 28-30 conference assembled researchers from a variety of... more »

Patchwork Farms offers healthy fresh produce for residents lacking options

An urban farm in a low-income Atlanta neighborhood is working to make healthy fruits and vegetables more accessible to the community. Jamila Norman, founder of Patchwork City Farms, wants to shine a light on people... more »

Bayer, Semenis sponsor NASCAR driver and grower Ross Chastain

Vegetables by Bayer, the Bayer business unit that focuses on providing farmers with fruit and vegetable seeds and tailored solutions, and its Seminis seed brand is proud to announce that it has signed an agreement... more »

Michigan asparagus industry remembers icon Tom Oomen

  It’s been 4 ½ months, and the loss is still fresh. With the asparagus season in full swing, many in the asparagus community are feeling the loss now more than ever. It was a... more »

Driscoll’s pioneering indoor strawberries

Driscoll’s Inc., in a partnership with Plenty Unlimited Inc., is planning an indoor growing facility designed to marry strawberry growing expertise with vertical farm technology. Watsonville, California-based Driscoll’s hasn’t chosen a site yet or released... more »

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Patchwork Farms offers healthy fresh produce for residents lacking options

Digicrop views robotics, precision ag

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Driscoll’s pioneering indoor strawberries

Tips presented to curb asparagus disease damage

Transplant drench fights devastating carrot weevil

Farm Market column: How to find, keep your farms’ CSA members

Ag Labor Review column: Heat is on; employers work to care for workers

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