Sweet Corn

Father, son carry on Massachusetts family heritage

When Mario Marini talks about farming, he talks about his heritage - and about the farm's future."My parents worked hard to give me what I have, and I'm thankful to my son (Michael) because the... more »

N.Y. Vegetable Growers Association celebrates a century

In 1911, a small group of vegetable growers from New York state traveled to Ohio to attend a meeting of the Vegetable Growers Association of America. On the way, they discussed the possibility of forming... more »

Stink bug continues to bedevil growers

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) has dramatically impacted the fruit and vegetable industry, and as it continues to spread, so do fears that there is nothing that can stop it.BMSB is native to Asia, and... more »

Buy-local movement continues to influence seed sales

When talking about trends from the past year, seed company representatives couldn't help bringing up the buy-local movement and its impact on small growers."As an agronomist and life-long veteran grower, I continue to remain optimistic... more »

Vegetable growers have a lot to learn at the 2011 EXPO

Vegetable growers have a lot to learn at the 2011 EXPOThis year's Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO will offer a variety of educational sessions and special events. There should be something of... more »

Monsanto sprouting a produce-seed line

Monsanto Co., whose genetically modified corn and soybeans have reshaped America's heartland and rallied a nation of fast-food foes, wants to revolutionize the produce aisle. The agribusiness giant already has quietly stepped into the marketplace... more »

Trucking deal reached, Mexican tariffs lifted

On July 6, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and his Mexican counterpart signed agreements resolving the dispute over long-haul, cross-border trucking services between the United States and Mexico.The new deal goes back to March, when... more »

Monsanto enters into market for fresh sweet corn

Monsanto Co. is expanding its reach -- into the grocery store's produce aisle. Los Angeles TimesTo read more, click here. more »

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