Tomatoes/Peppers

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 soil-borne disease, is grafting still be... more

Best in the Midwest: Centennial farm excels in open-field tomato growing

The family farm has roughly 2,400 acres under cultivation, and tomato plantings make up less than 10 percent of the farm’s total area. But it was excellence in open-field tomato growing that was recently recognized by its processor, Red Gold.

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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 â... 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 »

Florida’s tomato industry threatened under new trade deal

In Florida, where produce like tomatoes rely on a domestic market, growers are finding the new trade deal announced recently, dubbed the United States... more »

Campbell’s details its yellow tomato variety

Food processing giant Campbell’s recently detailed its use of a special yellow tomato variety for select processing products. In a recent post... more »

Flavorful Brands, Lipman Family Farms partner to sell tomatoes

In expectation of rapid growth in the coming year, Flavorful Brands and The Produce Exchange / Lipman Family Farms are partnering to expand Tasti-Lee ... more »

Some Florida tomato growers pulling out after hurricane damage

Hurricane Irma didn't hurt just Florida's citrus growers. According to the Naples Daily News, from landscaping and nursery businesses in South Florid... more »

Paris Four Seasons hotel tries growing its own vegetables

Talk about the cream of the crop. A luxury hotel in Paris, the Four Seasons Hotel George V, is establishing an organic garden to grow fruits and v... more »

Watch for late blight, botrytis gray mold in high tunnel tomatoes

This fall as temperatures drop, dew periods extend, and the skies remain cloudy, be on the lookout for late blight and Botrytis gray mold in... more »

Food safety guidelines for fresh tomato supply chain available

United Fresh has released release of the third edition of the Commodity Specific Food Safety Guidelines for the Fresh Tomato Supply Chain, referred t... more »


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