Tomatoes/Peppers

CarbonCents partnership to help Titan Farms cut carbon footprint

A partnership with CarbonCents, a technology firm specializing in carbon footprint tracking and reduction solutions, should help Titan Farms reduce its carbon imprint. The collaboration for the Ridge Spring, South Carolina-based grower-shipper marks a significant... more »

Growing tomatoes amidst climate change

A recent study published in Nature, a distinguished British journal, forecasts a more than 5% decrease in tomato yields in approximately 30 years in key regions including Italy and California.  Even in California tomato growers... more »

Vegetable, peach grower Titan Farms marks brand anniversary

Vegetable and peach grower-shipper Titan Farms is celebrating the first 10 years of one of its premium fresh peach brands. Based in Ridge Spring, South Carolina, Titan is a leading grower, packer and shipper of... more »

Machine-harvestable tomatoes available from UF/IFAS

Ever since Florida farmers have been growing tomatoes, they’ve picked them by hand or hired laborers. It’s painstaking work that might be made easier soon with machine-harvestable tomatoes developed by University of Florida scientists. Now... more »

Field trials spur soil inoculant introduction

ProGro BIO has introduced a soil inoculant. ProGro has announced the commencement of its 2024 U.S. expansive in-field trial program. Building upon the success of its 2023 program, which encompassed more than 10,000 acres across... more »

Wilbur-Ellis hosts FFA tour, showcases future ag investments

A group of more than 50 members of the California FFA learned about career opportunities in food production and agriculture through a tour of Wilbur-Ellis' Woodland South, California, operations. The “Day in the Life” tour... more »

Kern County Crop Report shares optimistism on vegetable production

The latest crop report from the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) revealed promising trends for vegetable crops in Kern County. According to the report, favorable weather conditions and proactive agricultural practices have contributed to... more »

Vestaron’s bioinsecticide obtains approval in Italy

Italy has become the second country in the European Union to grant farmers emergency access to Vestaron’s bioinsecticide SPEAR LEP to tackle infestations of tomato leafminer (Tuta absoluta) — a pest that has been known... more »

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