When famed newspaper editor Horace Greeley quoted a lesser-known editor’s advice, “Go west, young man, and grow up […]
Rick Vanvranken says writing good press releases about crop performance can be savvy marketing; but think carefully about how you tell your story — good or bad.
Follow these tips on identifying and managing this pest with a tarnished reputation.
Steven T. Koike is retiring from the University of California Cooperative Extension and will move to the private sector in January 2018.
The trade agreement’s benefits for the industry far outweigh negatives.
Stephen Basore returns to Michigan to relaunch the old family farm. But he’s bringing big-grower ideas and experience that most start-ups don’t have.
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Vegetable plant breeders have a lot of options when it comes to developing new varieties — disease resistance, […]
Smart breeders not only build in resistance to current diseases, they look at which diseases are on the […]
Four crops are in the top 10 on two opposing lists: The crops growers are adding in 2018, and the crops being dropped.
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables.
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste.
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority.
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind.
Bejo Seeds Senior Tomato Breeder Doug Heath says modern plant breeding techniques give breeders the tools they need to solve growers’ challenges.
The Texas A&M team that won a 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on circadian rhythm at a molecular level turn their attention to plants.
Cancer research and plant disease control strategies are based on common principles.
Follow these tips to identify and manage this wily weed.
It’s been a long time since significant immigration reform that will help American growers has passed Congress. The […]
VoloAgri’s Felix Serquen and Seminis’ Bill McCarthy have delivered major disease-resistance advancements, much to the relief of tomato and pepper growers everywhere.