Sweet corn

Michigan Asapargus Advisory Board members appointed

Governor Rick Snyder announced appointments to the Michigan Asparagus Marketing Advisory Board.The board is charged with developing and implementing a marketing program for Michigan's asparagus crop.Eric Herrygers is appointed and Sarah Greiner is reappointed.Eric Herrygers,... more »

Michigan Onion Committee appointments

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced appointments to the Michigan Onion Committee. The committee is dedicated to improving the profitability of Michigan's fresh and processed onion industries. Glenn Leep, Mark Nail and Eric Schreur are reappointed.Leep,... more »

The debate between onions and sweet corn

There's a food fight of sorts brewing across the state as leaders try to figure out which vegetable represents New York the best. YNNTo read more, click here. more »

California growers turning to center-pivot

Center-pivot irrigation could become the wave of the future in California, where farmers are looking to maximize water efficiency and minimize labor costs. About 30 growers attended a meeting recently in Five Points, Calif. -... more »

Using genetics to build a better tomato

Agricultural Research Service researchers are working to save our tomatoes - or at least some of them.Tomatoes spend so much time on shelves and in refrigerators that an estimated 20 percent are lost to spoilage,... more »

BASF announces new chemistry fungicide for 2012

BASF is continuing its tradition of innovation by introducing a new fungicide, which will be available to growers in 2012, pending registration. The new chemistry, called Xemium, is a carboxamide that works by inhibiting SDH... more »

Planting project’s days numbered?

The Planting Transferability Pilot Project (PTPP) is entering its third year, but its long-term future remains cloudy.PTPP, managed by USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA), allows growers in seven Midwest states to grow certain processing vegetables... more »

Planting project’s days numbered?

The Planting Transferability Pilot Project (PTPP) is entering its third year, but its long-term future remains cloudy.PTPP, managed by USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA), allows growers in seven Midwest states to grow certain processing vegetables... more »

Farm replaces strawberries with pumpkins

When William Penn settled in Pennsylvania, he founded three counties in 1682, one of which was Chester County.Sugartown Strawberries is the vegetable branch of Willisbrook Farm, a 230-acre farm in Chester County. Willisbrook Farm has... more »

Growing vegetables, winning awards

John Hundley knows a thing or two about growing sweet corn and vegetables. The North Palm Beach, Fla., grower has been farming for more than 44 years and currently works 15,829 acres of land, that... more »

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