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Programs govern Michigan water use

Farmers know better than anyone how important it is to keep soil, pesticides and nutrients on their fields and out of waterways – it saves m... READ MORE »

Ohio greenhouse becoming a lettuce leader in the Midwest

In 2011, friends Tim Ryan and John Bonner built a 300-square-foot greenhouse in Burton, Ohio, with the goal to become a local, clean, year-ro... READ MORE »

Pollination of greenhouse vegetables a challenging endeavor

Ben Phillips advocates the pursuit of a number of techniques to successfully pollinate greenhouse vegetables. The Michigan State University Extensi... READ MORE »

Managing herbicide drift becomes increasing challenge

Doug Doohan wants vegetable growers to be aware of the impacts of herbicide drift on their crops and of the production practices of neighboring farm o... READ MORE »

Filling the labor gap: more Michigan growers hiring H-2A workers

Michigan growers are taking the plunge into H-2A, and don’t appear to be turning back. It started with a pilot project in 2014, when fo... READ MORE »

Project sharpens interest in benefits of vegetable grafting

A sharp focus on the future of vegetable plant grafting is enabling growers, researchers and industry affiliates to map strategy for an expa... READ MORE »

Barb Radewald: 50 years of farming — VGNtv

http://youtu.be/iittvCSviN8 Barbara Radewald, former president of the Michigan Vegetable Council, discusses the origins of the Great Lakes Fruit, Veg... READ MORE »

Farming memories: Barb Radewald worked in Michigan vegetable industry for decades

Barbara Radewald was a “city girl” who married a farmer, grew to love agriculture and the people who practiced it and ended up becoming... READ MORE »

Sanitation essential aspect of greenhouse production

Sanitation is the easiest way to prevent the spread of pathogens and insects, maintain a healthy crop and prevent foodborne illness in consumers of gr... READ MORE »

Keith and Cal VanSingel presented with Master Farmer Award — VGNtv

http://youtu.be/OXYwmEZDwZs The Michigan Vegetable Council’s Master Farmer Award was presented to brothers Stan, Keith and Cal VanSingel of VanSing... READ MORE »

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