Marketing

Pure Flavor, Enza Zaden team up in pepper agreement

Pure Flavor and Enza Zaden have partnered to make Pure Flavor one of the exclusive marketers to grow and market the Tribelli branded mini pepper for North American consumers.According to a news release, Tribelli is... more »

New York vegetable growers fund research to boost industry

There's a new player at the table when it comes to supporting agricultural research in New York – and organizers are hoping their ante will encourage regional vegetable producers to place their bets on the... more »

Durand-Wayland welcomes Nick Lenger to the team

Durand-Wayland announced that Nick Lenger joined the team as Northern Territory Sales Manager – Packinghouse on April 13, 2015. Lenger has over a decade of experience in packinghouse machinery sales, service and electronics with Lakewood... more »

72 percent of consumers purchase organic for health reasons

According to recent research released by Mintel, customers buy organic food for multiple reasons.Here's a summary from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT):Research from Mintel shows that Americans appear confused about the benefits of organics,... more »

Maintain quality during postharvest handling

Successful marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables depends on maintaining the quality through harvest and beyond.Marita Cantwell, postharvest specialist at the University of California, Davis, said in a presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable... more »

Vestaron’s bioinsecticide now registered for more crops, insects

Vestaron has received expanded EPA registration for its biological insect control products. These bioinsecticides, which are derived from newly discovered naturally occurring peptides, will be commercially available later this year under the Spear trade name.The... more »

Dosatron introduces nutrient delivery system kits for vegetable growers

Dosatron International has introduced Nutrient Delivery System Kits.“Based on grower demand for a do-it-yourself system, Dosatron developed a multi-nutrient delivery system that is customizable for each grower's needs,” said Chris Lundgren, Dosatron's national sales manager... more »

LGMA welcomes new officers, board members for 2015

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) welcomed several newly elected members and appointed new officers during a meeting of the Advisory Board held in Salinas.The Board appointed its new chairman by moving Ron Ratto,... more »

Michigan Onion Committee set

Gov. Rick Snyder has made appointments and reappointments to the Michigan Onion Committee.Appointed was Mike Meyer, of Hudsonville, and reappointed were Mark Nail, of Marshall, and Eric Schreur, of Hudsonville.The five-member committee prepares and oversees... more »

Dosatron introduces new injector

Dosatron International has introduced the 14 GPM D14MZ2 fertilizer and chemical injector as a complement for controlled environment agriculture – everything from hydroponics, rooftop and tower gardens to urban agriculture and more, according to a... more »

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