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Vegetables part of BelleHarvest expansion

BelleHarvest is celebrating the success of its local Michigan vegetable program. Additionally, BelleHarvest has hired Nick Teriaca as director of sales and procurement. Teriaca will play a key role in driving the program's growth plans,... more »

Lipman to feature organic vegetables at Organic Produce Summit

Lipman’s organic and fresh-cut vegetables will be on display at this year’s Organic Produce Summit (OPS). The Immokalee, Florida-based Lipman Family Farms will be exhibiting at the July 12-13 conference and trade show in Monterey,... more »

PA growers approve continuing vegetable marketing, research program

Keystone State growers have approved continuing the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program (PVMRP). Nearly 79% of the vegetable growers voting in the review referendum on the PVMRP voted “Yes” to continue the Program for... more »

UF/IFAS studies green beans pest

Scientists at the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) are working to identify and control a pest that harms green beans, peas and legumes grown in Florida. Bean flower thrips, known... more »

Stokes Seeds names Mid-Atlantic area manager

Stokes Seeds has hired Frank Kern as territory manager for eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Kern will be responsible for seed and service to growers in the region, providing commercial vegetable seed recommendations and collaborating... more »

Cover crops help Pennsylvania’s Anchor Farms

Cover crops and rotation are important parts of the formula for success for Anchor Farms, which grows vegetables along the banks of the Susquehanna River in north central Pennsylvania. Joe and... more »

TOMRA machine to sort veggies live at Pack Expo

The TOMRA 5B will sort French fries and green beans live at the Pack Expo 2019, Sept. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This machine is capable of sorting a variety of food products,... more »

Pennsylvania farm weathers ups and downs of green bean market

After getting married, Ron and Brenda Copenhaver decided to try and make a living growing green beans. They started with 7 acres that first year, “worked like crazy” – and made about $7,000. “I was... more »

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