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Symposium gathers industry to study vegetable grafting

A USDA grant-supported team (vegetablegrafting.org) will host its Fourth National Vegetable Grafting Symposium in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dec. 7, one ... READ MORE »

Swede midge biology and management

According to Michigan State University Extension, Swede midge, an invasive pest of cole crops, has been discovered in Michigan, presenting a new manag... READ MORE »

New invasive vegetable pest found in Michigan

A potentially serious threat to Michigan’s cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and other crucifers has been found in the state for the first time in five... READ MORE »

Building healthy soil crucial to organic production, eVGN June 2015

Soil organic matter (SOM) is the foundation of a healthy, fertile soil because it drives critical soil functions.That was the position stressed in a p... READ MORE »

Agritourism attracts customers, eVGN January 2013

People like to relate to the farm lifestyle and know where their food comes from. This has led to an increase in agritourism in recent years. Knowing ... READ MORE »

Symposium gathers industry, leading researchers to study vegetable grafting

University, government and industry experts will come together to share the latest research findings and techniques on a method whose popularity is ra... READ MORE »

Vegetable industry scholarships available in 2015

The Michigan State Horticultural Society and the Michigan Vegetable Council announce the availability of scholarships for students who intend to pursu... READ MORE »

Celery packing lines susceptible to foodborne pathogens

An increasing number of foodborne outbreaks traced to fresh fruits and vegetables are being partially attributed to current production and processing ... READ MORE »

Building healthy soil crucial to organic production

Soil organic matter (SOM) is the foundation of a healthy, fertile soil because it drives critical soil functions.That was the position stressed in a p... READ MORE »

MSU honors MVC director with award

Dave Smith, executive director of the Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC), will be honored with a Distinguished Service to Agriculture and Natural Resour... READ MORE »

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