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Haygrove, VGN to tour high tunnels in Britain

Haygrove Tunnels and Vegetable Growers News will be playing hosts to the Great American Haygrove High Tunnel Tour in Britain Sept. 2-7. The tour will showcase some of Britain's finest high-tunnel operations, ranging from raspberries... more »

New York farm still recovering from Hurricane Irene

On Aug. 28, 2011, Hurricane Irene hit Schoharie Valley Farms.Richard Ball, the farm's owner, talked about the hurricane and its aftermath in January, during The 2012 Empire State Fruit & Vegetable Expo in Syracuse, N.Y.Ball's... more »

California farm grows into giant

It was 1932 when friends Milo Ferini and Dominick Ardantz teamed up to run a small sugar beet farm near Guadalupe, Calif., unaware that they were setting the stage for an agricultural empire that would... more »

USDA unveils new plant hardiness zone map

USDA released the new version of its Plant Hardiness Zone Map Jan. 25, updating a useful tool for gardeners and researchers for the first time since 1990 with greater accuracy and detail. The new map... more »

Managing downy mildew in pumpkins

Cucurbit downy mildew is most serious on cucumbers, but can damage other vine crops, including pumpkins. Changes in the strain types (more aggressive and overcoming cultivar resistance) and early appearance in the northern parts of... more »

Ten things you should know about farm taxes

As farming promises to remain competitive, tax credits and other incentives become more valuable. Below are some items to keep in mind before meeting with your accountant.1. What's deductible? Generally speaking, to be deductible a... more »

Lipman grows into largest U.S. operation

Max Lipman cultivated his first tomato fields in south Florida more than 80 years ago. He had no idea that his small operation would one day become the nation's largest tomato farm.After more than eight... more »

Ocean Mist Farms adds value to artichokes

Virtually every type of fruit and vegetable has been processed into a value-added product in recent years, as growers and processors rush to meet the rapidly growing demand for the convenience they offer consumers. But... more »


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