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College, farm market merger still going strong

In spring 2009, Shady Brook Farm - a farm, market and garden center just north of Philadelphia - agreed to run Delaware Valley College's farm market.DelVal, as it's known, is in Doylestown, Pa. It started... more »

Farm markets showcased on bus tour

Plan to come a day early to the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO, so you can attend the third annual Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Tour on Monday, Dec. 6.Join Fruit Growers... more »

Cleveland still has Grobe

By Derrek Sigler, Assistant EditorGrobe Fruit Farms is a short drive from the town of Elyria, Ohio, and is roughly 30 minutes from downtown Cleveland. Allen Grobe and his wife Laurie are the fifth generation... more »

Kixor controls weeds

Kixor herbicide technology offers growers a new solution to address weed control issues. Launched in September 2009, the unique chemistry powers a family of products specifically designed to solve the toughest broadleaf weed challenges facing... more »

USDA price index is up for vegetables

According to the USDA, the July price index for vegetables, at 174, is up 6.1 percent from last month and 29 percent above July 2009. Price increases during July for lettuce, tomatoes, snap beans, and... more »

Multi-state tunnel study looking at mulches and more

By Derrek Sigler, Assistant EditorAt the Washington State University (WSU) Northwest Research Center in Mount Vernon, they started a small-scale project to look at growing strawberries, tomatoes and lettuce under a high tunnel. When they... more »

SOLIDA Herbicide Registered

Cheminova Inc. has received federal registration for SOLIDA herbicide, a sulfonylurea that is effective against a broad range of tough grasses and weeds in established tree, nut and vine crops, field corn, potatoes, tomatoes, industrial... more »

Study Finds Midwest Could Profit by Growing Fruit, Vegetables

The Midwest is known more for growing corn than cauliflower, but if its farmers raised the fruit and vegetables eaten in the Heartland, they could create thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in income,... more »

California Pumpkin Grower Seeks to be a Facilitator

If there's anybody out there who can take a farmer, a politician, a regulator, a corporate CEO and an environmentalist, sit them down on hay bales and get them to share their viewpoints, it's probably... more »

Freeze Kills Southwest Fla. Vegetable Crops

Consumers can expect to pay more for tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers, sweet corn and other produce in the coming months thanks to the recent cold snap in Florida. BusinessWeek Click here to read the rest... more »

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