Vegetables

USDA announces frozen strawberry buy

The USDA July 8 announced plans to purchase frozen strawberry products for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs. Purchases will be made under the authority of Section 32 of the Act of August 24,... more »

Cucumber downy mildew spores detected in Michigan

Our lab has established a network of spore traps in major cucumber production areas in Michigan. This year, we have the ability to distinguish between the spores of hop downy mildew and cucumber downy mildew.... more »

Misionero launches new produce under revitalized brand

Gonzales, California-based Misionero, a grower of organic leafy greens, is proud to announce the relaunch of Salade du Soleil, a unique salad brand Misionero created over 20 years ago. The line will include three brand new... more »

Stinkbug damage found in many Maryland tomato fields

I have seen and have gotten reports of (and some really nice pictures of) stinkbug damage in tomatoes over the past 10 days from all over Maryland including the Eastern Shore. Stinkbug feeding damage is... more »

Mart Produce joins with onion grower to consolidate sales, marketing efforts

Mart Produce and ProSource have announced an agreement that will consolidate the two company’s sales and marketing teams into a joint potato-onion operation. The agreement is scheduled to go into effect Aug. 1. Mart Produce... more »

Superior Taste Award presented in Brussels to Tribelli

Tribelli has been awarded with the Superior Taste Award, celebrated by the International Taste Institute in Brussels. The International Taste Institute, formerly ITQi, is an independent organization formed by top chefs and sommeliers with Michelin... more »

New greenhouse tomato handbook published in Mississippi

Greenhouse tomato production has attracted much attention in recent years, partly because of a new wave of interest in “alternative crops.” The attraction is based on the perception that greenhouse tomatoes may be more profitable... more »

Watermelon questions to be addressed at Clemson’s 2019 Field Day

What came first, the chicken or the egg? If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? If seedless watermelon don’t make seeds, what... more »


75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
VGN cover
Get one year of Vegetable Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Interested in reading the print edition of Vegetable Growers News?

Subscribe Today »


Be sure to check out our sister sites:
produceprocessingsm
website development by deyo designs