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Organic growers face challenges and opportunities

David Coveyou, owner of Scenic Farm in Petoskey, Michigan, who works with farm manager Laura Judge, discussed how they "cultivated farm resiliency and... READ MORE »

Certis USA to distribute Kocide products

The copper fungicides Kocide 2000, Kocide 3000 and ManKocide are now available to U.S. growers exclusively from Certis USA. These Kocide products from... READ MORE »

Heirloom tomato growers benefit from new varieties

There was a time when heirloom tomatoes were typically associated with production, handling and shipping challenges that did not attract commercial gr... READ MORE »

Should vegetable growers worry about SWD, BMSB?

The dangers posed to fruit crops by invasive pests spotted wing drosophila (SWD) and brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) are pretty well known by now, b... READ MORE »

Drip irrigation management leads to efficiencies

Vegetable growers in Florida are using plasticulture to improve water and nutrient management practices on more than 5,000 acres of production. And th... READ MORE »

Scholarships available for college students

Deadlines are approaching for undergraduate or graduate students who wish to be candidates for a Vegetable Industry Scholarship or a Jordan Tatter Sc... READ MORE »

Ben Kudwa joins Michigan Vegetable Council

Ben Kudwa has accepted a part-time position with the Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC). He is the director of external relations, a new position recent... READ MORE »

Greenhouse tomatoes can pay dividends

A primary reason for growing tomatoes in greenhouses is to reach higher levels of quality and value.That was a takeaway message from Richard Snyder, p... READ MORE »

ACA noncompliance penalties could crimp farms

The confusion regarding the implementation of the nation's new health insurance regulations should not derail agricultural employers from paying close... READ MORE »

Farm marketers find ways to survive 2012

What lessons did farm marketers learn from last year's short crop?That was the subject of a panel discussion at the 2012 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegeta... READ MORE »

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