Vegetables

NMSU chile expert honored

New Mexico State University Regents Professor of Horticulture, Distinguished Achievement Professor and Chile Pepper Institute Director Paul W. Bosland has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement award from the International Pepper Conference. Chile Pepper Institute... more »

Romaine safety not impacted by US government shutdown

News of the government shutdown’s impact on federal public health agencies has raised concerns about the safety of the U.S. food supply. Leafy greens producers want consumers to know the shutdown is not having an... more »

Industry mourns loss of 1015 Supersweet onion pioneer

Leonard Pike, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist who pioneered the 1015 Supersweet onion and the Aggie maroon Beta Sweet carrot, along with a string of other vegetables that contributed billions to the Texas economy,... more »

ReLoad fungicide (phosphate) receives EPA registration

Belchim Crop Protection USA’s ReLoad, a unique phosphate fungicide, has received approval for EPA registration, and is now available for state registration across the United States. ReLoad is a 53.6 percent mono- and di-basic sodium,... more »

Feb. 27 is due date for Michigan specialty crop grant proposals

The Michigan Department of Agriculture is requesting proposals for grants through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Services. The program is designed to enhance the competitiveness of... more »

Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention kicks off Jan. 29

The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held Jan. 29-31 at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pennsylvania. More than 2,400 fruit, vegetable,... more »

Insect control plan boosts greenhouse IPM

A control plan is key to managing insect pests in the greenhouse. “You plan ahead for something that could happen so you’re ready to go if something does happen,” said Luis Canas, associate professor in... more »


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