Vegetables

Matted-row strawberry variety trial results

It’s the time of year when many growers are figuring out what varieties to include in their strawberry orders. For an impartial view of the performance of some of the newer cultivars, here are the... more »

50 years later: Number of farms has dwindled, yields have increased

According to the U.S. Census of Agriculture, there were 131,653 U.S. farms growing vegetables (excluding “Irish” potatoes and sweet potatoes) on about 3.3 million acres in 1964. Forty-eight years later, there were 72,045 farms growing... more »

Projects follow salmonella’s route through irrigation water

A pair of research projects that focus on salmonella and its relationship to irrigation water are designed to help Southeastern producers better understand associated risks and steps they can take to address them. The first... more »

United Fresh to honor Rick and Tonya Antle

The United Fresh Produce Association will honor Rick and Tonya Antle with its Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Produce Legends Dinner during the United Fresh Midwinter Leadership Forum, January 12-14, at the La Quinta... more »

How will vegetables be grown a century from now?

When asked what commercial vegetable fields might look like in the future – even up to a century from now – those who’ve studied them closely gave a wide range of answers. Tim Waters, an... more »

Weed control in cool-season vegetables

Weed control in cool-season vegetables can be quite challenging. However, there are a number of practices that provide growers with certain advantages: Short-season crops such as lettuce and spinach that allow for rapid turnover of... more »

Johnny’s Selected Seeds recognized for Corno di Toro pepper varieties

Johnny's Selected Seeds has received two All-American Selections National Awards in recognition of its newest Corno di Toro pepper varieties. According to a news release, in addition to being chosen for their outstanding flavor and rich... more »

Symposium gathers industry to study vegetable grafting

A USDA grant-supported team (vegetablegrafting.org) will host its Fourth National Vegetable Grafting Symposium in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dec. 7, one day before the start of the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market EXPO. The... more »

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Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

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Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

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