cabbage

Healthy soil, tech help Southern Valley survive tight times

Valuing soil health and containing costs, accompanied by hard work and family involvement help Southern Valley Fruit & Vegetable thrive. Southern Valley, Norman Park, Georgia, grows and packs a variety of vegetables, including bell peppers,... more »

Cornell honors vegetable grower for community service

After Don Reed graduated from Cornell in 1962, he went back to his family’s 200-year-old Cortland, New York, farm. Reed’s agricultural education taught him plant genetics, which gave him the tools to create delicious cabbage... more »

New approach helps Chill C Farms thwart labor shortages

A southern Georgia grower has found a novel way to help solve his labor headaches. Chill C Farms, a Moultrie, Georgia, grower and shipper of bell peppers, squash, cucumbers, cabbage, eggplant and hot peppers, recruits... more »

Long & Scott Farms: Leaving the commodity trap

Longtime central Florida grower Long & Scott Farms survives and remains competitive by adapting to changes and diversifying its business and crops.  By altering the way it grows and markets crops, judiciously using chemicals and... more »

AgBiTech expands U.S. biosolutions distribution through UPL

UPL Ltd., a global provider of sustainable agricultural solutions, and AgBiTech, whose agricultural biological innovations create healthy food systems, are expanding their strategic partnership. Through the collaboration, UPL will distribute AgBiTech’s entire portfolio of biosolutions... more »

Lewis Taylor Farms counters rising labor costs

Lewis Taylor Farms Inc., one of the Southeast’s largest privately-owned vegetable and greenhouse operations, battles escalating costs through in-house mechanization and efficient use of labor as well as improved methods of fighting pests and diseases.... more »

Storms damage California crops, farms

Storms bring water and havoc to California farms. While the water from the storms that hit California during the past two weeks brought some hope for agriculture’s water needs, it also damaged crops. The historic... more »

Steady markets, growing conditions favor California cabbage

Irish eyes are smiling upon California cabbage growers in time for St. Patrick's Day. "So far, everything's looking good as far as all the varieties," said Frankie Oliver, field supervisor at Pacific Fresh Produce in... more »

18-pound cabbage wins Ontario competition

Tradition runs deep at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, and the Creighton... more »

Cabbage maggot tunnels through roots of cole crops

Cabbage maggots (Delia radicum) overwinter as brown, hardened pupa in the first few inches of the soil surface. The first adult flies begin to emerge at 300 degree-days (base 43 degrees Fahrenheit); lilacs and yellow... more »

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