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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Environmental problems including changes in our climate, loss of fresh water and competition for resources threaten the world's supply of fresh fruits... more »
Joe Sbrocchi will assume the general manager role at the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers, effective Sept. 18. He has been active in a number of r... more »
With some 700 varieties grown around the world, tomatoes come in an array of colors, shapes and sizes. To take advantage of that variety, tw... more »
Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) is a disease caused by the fungal pathogen Exserohilum turcicum. The foliar lesions first develop on the lower leave... more »
The inaugural Missouri Tomato Conference will be held Aug. 14-15 to teach growers and serious hobbyists more about Missouri’s to... more »
On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid a... more »
Jonathan Webb’s vision of bringing a renewed economic boom to the Appalachians looks to be bright. Wisely he has brought in the industry pioneer and... more »
The lawn of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing was the setting July 27 for Farmers Market at the Capitol, hosted by the Michigan Farmers M... more »
A business that wants to build two hydroponic greenhouses in New Hampshire's North Country to get tomatoes and salad greens more quickly t... more »
Suncrest USA is putting its best foot forward to become a leader in sustainable hydroponic growing technology, ramping up production in Silicon Valley... more »