Jim Schopf has always loved scaring people.
As kids, he and his brother Gene would make straw tunnels in the barn. They’d invite friends to crawl through the tunnels and find ways to frighten the... more
Organic growers say they’re more than a niche of the agriculture market, and the group appears to be getting Washington’s attention as they lobby for more i... more
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The Public Strawberry Breeding Program at the University of California, Davis, and colleagues in California and Florida have received a $4.5 million g... more »
Twelve university specialty crop research projects received $35 million from the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The grant a... more »
Scenes from Sakata's California Field Days trials in Salinas and Woodland, California. The field days were held Aug. 14-16. Crops featured included br... more »
Pure Flavor has invested more than $105 million to build a 75-acre greenhouse facility and distribution center in Peach County, Georgia, south of Atla... more »
This has been a very wet period for most of us in the Mid-Atlantic. Some fields have received repeated downpours of rain and have standing water... more »
The North American Strawberry Growers Association Summer Tour was held Aug. 15-16, from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The tour featured stops at the Univ... more »
The Michigan State University (MSU) Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center (SWMREC) on Tuesday, Aug. 15, offered tours of projects underway ... more »
The California leafy greens community recently met in Salinas to recognize those responsible for creating the public-partnership formed ten years ago ... more »
USDA is seeking nominations to fill vacancies expiring in 2017 on the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC).
FVIAC, administered ... more »
Michigan’s onion producers have unanimously approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program.
Michigan Depa... more »