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SEEDWAY expands vegetable division

SEEDWAY announced several staff additions, organizational changes and product management responsibilities for several staff members. Wes Houghton joined the company on June 29 after spending many years with Syngent's vegetable seed group. His responsibilities include... more »

NatureFresh Farms mobile greenhouse tour educating consumers

Now in its third month of touring eastern North America, NatureFresh Farms' #GreenInTheCity Tour is making a positive impact with its mobile greenhouse on both sides of the border. After touring through New York, Ohio,... more »

Syngenta hosts grand re-opening for expansion at California facility

Syngenta held a grand re-opening for its newly expanded Woodland, California, research and development (R&D) and seed production facility. The Woodland location is home to cereals, corn and vegetable R&D, and vegetable seed production. According... more »

High Performance Management Conference scheduled for September

Now in its third year, Produce Marketing Association Foundation for Industry Talent's (PMA Foundation) High Performance Management Conference (HPMC) offers produce and floral industry members a chance to reinforce training for their managers and other... more »

Obvius fungicide seed treatment from BASF receives registration

Obvius fungicide seed treatment from BASF received full Environmental Protection Agency registration for use on pulse, podded vegetables and canola. State registrations are forthcoming.“This is the newest tool from BASF to help growers get their season off... more »

Bozeman named next COO of Seedway

John Bozeman will become the chief operating officer of Seedway on Sept. 1.A native of Sale City, Georgia, Bozeman was raised on a family farm (row crop, vegetable, swine and cattle). He studied crop science... more »

J&J Family of Farms expands leadership team

As part of ongoing efforts to expand the leadership team and keep pace with organizational growth, J&J Family of Farms as appointed Tom Travers as Chief Operating Officer.Effective June 15, Travers assumed the COO role... more »

Jolene Brown to keynote farm marketing program at 2015 Great Lakes EXPO

Jolene Brown will make the keynote presentation for the farm marketing program at the 2015 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO, to be held Dec. 8-10 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.Brown is a farmer,... more »

Agritourism helps Ohio farm survive

Road construction is going on right in front of Ramseyer Farms, and will probably still be going on during the busy agritourism season this fall. The thousands of customers who visit will have a harder... more »

Breeding, energy, shelf life will drive the future of storage

What might produce storage look like in the future? Several experts shared their thoughts with VGN.Randy Beaudry, a horticulture professor at Michigan State University, said storage technology has pushed produce about as hard as it... more »

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