Tomatoes/Peppers

Sap analysis an option for winter tomato growers

Beyond simple field scouting, there’s another way to check up on high-value crops. New Age Laboratories, based in South Haven, Michigan, does analysis of sap pressed from plant leaves and petals. ... more

Assessing tomato grafting in low-disease high tunnels

Grafting is a proven way to incorporate disease resistance into tomato transplants. But in areas of the country with less history of tomato production and less ... more

Sap analysis an option for winter tomato growers

Beyond simple field scouting, there’s another way to check up on high-value crops. New Age Laboratories, based in South Haven, Michigan, does analy... more »

Chile Pepper Institute Feb. 4-5 in New Mexico

Registration is now open for the world’s largest conference dedicated to chile peppers. The 2019 New Mexico Chile Conference hosted by New Mexico St... more »

BRANDT unveils plant growth regulator with unique mechanism

A proprietary plant growth regulator, called the BRANDT GlucoPro, debuted this week at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conferen... more »

Field-grown Tasti-Lee tomatoes packaged for grab-and-go

Tasti-Lee field-grown round tomatoes for slicing and salads are now available in grab-and-go packaging and an all-new snackable size for retail sales.... more »

Tomato varieties under high tunnel, open field management

Tomatoes are an important crop for small to mid-sized farmers selling directly to customers through farmers markets, Community Supported Agriculture (... more »

New product approved for mosaic tomato plant virus

Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently approved a novel new crop protectant, Pepino mosaic virus, strain CH2, isolate 1906... more »

Georgia scientists aim to breed better tomatoes

Tomatoes have been bred to create a wide array of colors, shapes and sizes, but not much commercial work has been done on breeding tomatoes that t... more »

Florida Tomato Exchange alleges Mexican dumping

Florida Tomato Exchange (FTE) is alleging Mexico is engaging in commodity dumping that is hurting U.S. tomato growers around the country. Dumping ... more »

Assessing tomato grafting in low-disease high tunnels

Grafting is a proven way to incorporate disease resistance into tomato transplants. But in areas of the country with less history of tomato production... more »

Pest and nutrient management in caterpillar tunnels

New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researcher Becky Sideman is studying tomato growth in caterpillar tunnels at the UNH Woodma... more »


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