Vegetables

FieldNET Pivot Watch available at US dealers

FieldNET Pivot Watch is now available through Zimmatic dealers in the U.S. and Canada, according to a press release. Albert Maurin, sales and tactical marketing manager at Lindsay, said the device attaches with a simple aluminum... more »

Michigan plans $12M in produce-processing projects

A score of food-processing projects in Michigan will be awarded funds under a competitive grant program. The $1.8 million in grants for the 20 projects will leverage more than $12 million in private investments, according... more »

Ocean Mist Farms hires production VP

Ocean Mist Farms recently hired Paul Scheid as its vice president of production. As the vice president of production, he will work closely with Jeff Percy, VP of production south, on year-round supply for both the... more »

Israel Morales Sr. named Organic Farmer of the Year

The Organic Trade Association recently named Israel Morales Sr. of JV Farms Organic its Organic Farmer of the Year. Morales is JV Farms Organic’s lead grower with over 40 years of farming experience. JV Farms... more »

Onion growers put skin in the game, earn IPM award

Elba, New York onion growers, Matt Mortellaro, Guy Smith, Chuck Barie, Emmaline Long, and Mark and Max Torrey recently received an Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Award from the New York State Integrated Pest... more »

Phytophthora crown rot on cucurbits, peppers requires diligence

This year’s wet conditions are just what phytophthora ordered. This plant pathogen lives in the soil and survives Michigan winters. It does not move via air currents but spreads via splash of contaminated soil, surface... more »

UF/IFAS Florida Tomato Institute is Sept. 4

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is planning its Florida Tomato Institute. Following are the detais: The Ritz-Carlton 851 Gulfshore Blvd N Naples, Florida September 4, 2019 9:00 -  Welcome... more »

Bio-fungicide Howler to be developed for Mexican ag

AgBiome Innovations recently inked an agreement with another company that will allow its organic fungicide Howler to be developed for Mexican agriculture. The commercial organization... more »


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