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Pumpkin and winter squash harvest and storage

Continuing dry conditions throughout the state are hastening the decline of pumpkin vines in many fields. This raises the question of when pumpkins should be cut from the vine, and how best to store them... more »

Great American Media Services announces acquisition of horticulture magazines

Business-to-business publisher and event management company Great American Media Services has announced its acquisition of Scranton Gillette Communications' Horticulture Group, including two magazines, Web properties and two events for the garden retail and greenhouse production... more »

FSMA Preventive Controls rule now final

FDA said the final rule has elements of both the original and supplemental proposals, in addition to new requirements that are the outgrowth of public input received during the comment period for both proposals. For... more »

Leslie Stein to participate in 2015 BrandStorm event

The United Fresh Produce Association announced Leslie Stein, Innovation Motivator, as this year's Emcee and Closing General Session speaker at the inaugural BrandStorm on Nov. 1-2 in San Francisco, California.Leslie Stein has done just a... more »

Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce recalls cucumbers

Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce (A&W) of San Diego, California is voluntarily recalling all cucumbers sold under the Limited Edition label during the period from Aug. 1, 2015 through Sept. 3, 2015 because it may... more »

Seeds By Design and Grimes form vegetable partnership

Seeds By Design and Grimes Vegetable Seeds have formed a partnership to aid in sales, marketing, breeding and production. "We see the alliance with Grimes as an important way for both companies to expand," said... more »

Past, present, future of trade relationship with Cuba

Since December 2014, when the United States and Cuba announced the intention to restore diplomatic ties for the first time in more than half a century, the U.S. has taken steps to ease restrictions on... more »

PMA hires new Global Business Development Manager

Natalia Gamarra joined Produce Marketing Association (PMA) on Aug. 3 as the new global business development manager.Gamarra holds eight years of international business experience and possesses proficiency in languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.... more »

EPA approves Syngenta fungicide

Syngenta's SDHI fungicide Solatenol has received registration from EPA. First significant sales in the United States are expected in the 2016 season.Solatenol has already been launched in Latin America as ELATUS, offering growers performance against... more »

Better tomato nutrition for improved packouts

Producing the greatest quantity of the highest quality tomatoes (peppers too) requires careful attention to production details.Packable tomato yields of 20-plus pounds per plant are readily attainable by growers willing to focus on production details.... more »

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Small grower goes big in sustainable packaging effort

Getting started with greenhouse tomatoes is EXPO topic

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