Vegetables

North Carolina pumpkin grower honored

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named pumpkin and Christmas tree grower Johnny Wishon its 2019 North Carolina farmer of the year.... more »

South Carolina farmer of the year grows vegetables

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named fruit and vegetable grower Sidi Limehouse its 2019 South Carolina farmer of the year. Limehouse studied Agricultural Engineering... more »

How consumers can avoid wasting onions

Today, so much is thrown away that many believe we are in a crisis. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has an entire webpage dedicated to finding ways to reduce food waste.  According to the webpage,... more »

USDA studies health benefits of pickled cucumbers

Craving a pickle? Go ahead and take a bite. Fermented vegetables are a healthy choice for a snack. Cucumber pickles are the most commonly consumed fermented vegetable in the United States, with Americans consuming more... more »

7 questions with FFVA’s Mike Joyner

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) named Mike Joyner as the organization’s new president in October 2018. He succeeded long-time FFVA president Mike Stuart. Joyner’s experience in agricultural and environmental issues runs deep. Most... more »

Mann Packing details work developing Caulilini

Have you met Caulilini? The packaged baby cauliflower florets made their debut in June at the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2019 Convention & Expo in Chicago. But the project started three and half years before,... more »

Del Monte touts Better Break for plant-forward snacking

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc., one of North America’s leading marketers and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, today announced the launch of an exciting new product to join its robust... more »

Revolution Farms reforms practices to stay strong

Revolution Farms is showing how dynamic a startup growing operation can be in order to meet its goals. The farm in Caledonia, Michigan, harvested its first greens in October 2018, and growers say the greens... more »


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