Vegetables

Wish Farms’ ‘Superhero Summer’ campaign benefits Feeding America

Berry grower/marketer Wish Farms recently reported back on the results of its summer of work with the nonprofit Feeding America. “The ‘Superhero Summer’ campaign was a great success on many levels. We reached a nationwide... more »

Vitalis Organic Seeds: Celebrating 25 years providing the best in genetics for organic growers

{Sponsored} Twenty-five years ago, Vitalis Organic Seeds formed with a vision to provide the best in vegetable and herb genetics for organic growers. This vision has been manifested through global organic seed production and breeding programs... more »

Senators question USDA information technology

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, Democratic U.S. Senators from Michigan, recently asked for an investigation into information technology changes at the USDA. Stabenow is the Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition,... more »

Cucumber downy mildew moves across Michigan

Downy mildew on cucumber has been verified in three cucumber producing counties on the west side of Michigan and one pickling cucumber producing county on the east side of Michigan. The downy mildew on the... more »

University of Florida researchers close in on a tastier tomato

In their quest for a tastier tomato, University of Florida scientists are finding traits they believe will tempt consumers with flavor that triggers their senses even more. They’re making significant progress on improving the UF-developed... more »

TOMRA machine to sort veggies live at Pack Expo

The TOMRA 5B will sort French fries and green beans live at the Pack Expo 2019, Sept. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This machine is capable of sorting a variety of food products,... more »

BREAKING: Mexico and U.S. reach deal to end tomato tariff dispute

According to Reuters, Mexican tomato producers have reached a deal with the U.S. government to avoid an anti-dumping investigation, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said Aug. 21. Under the deal, the vast majority of Mexican... more »

Mucci Farms acquires Orangeline Farms, plans expansion

Mucci Farms has acquired controlling interest of Leamington, Ontario based Orangeline Farms, including its existing greenhouse and warehouse facilities, and additional land with plans for expansion. Subsequently, the company also announced additional expansion plans in Canada and the United... more »


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