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Winter hoop house production set by timing

Hoop houses extend the growing season, but planting date is key if one plans to grow vegetables through the winter. Base the planting date on the l... READ MORE »

Increase of $17.8M in sales seen in Taste NY program

Taste NY sales increased to a record $17.8 million in 2018, according to information provided by the office of New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. Total g... READ MORE »

Prune, support greenhouse tomatoes

Tomatoes grow well in hoop houses, but they need support and pruning, and no two farms are the same. “There are many types of support systems and... READ MORE »

Controls curtail bird damage in sweet corn

Sweet corn fields nearing harvest hold much promise – for birds as well as growers. “We asked our sweet corn growers what is their biggest pest... READ MORE »

Value-added products boost Mud Lake Farm’s revenue

To a grower, a value-added product means a crop plus processing and packaging – but such products also may add revenue to the farms themselves. T... READ MORE »

Late-season nitrogen use may not help asparagus

Changes in production systems including new asparagus varieties, the expansion of overhead irrigation and shifting markets are increasing grower inter... READ MORE »

Drones becoming platform for remote sensing

The premise that drones will change the landscape of agriculture has been around for several years now. As recently as 2016, the MIT Technology Review... READ MORE »

Biodegradable mulch lessens labor pressure

Plastic mulch helps control weeds, conserve moisture and speed soil warmup – to name a few advantages – but biodegradable plastic mulch offers tha... READ MORE »

Carrot nitrate content could soar in late season

That last nitrogen fertilizer application before carrot harvest is thought to benefit yield, strengthen tops for harvest and possibly reduce susceptib... READ MORE »

Justin Oomen to lead Michigan Vegetable Council as president

Justin Oomen, a young family man from an old farming family, will be the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council. [caption id="attachment_... READ MORE »

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