In This Issue
Survey respondents in the Northwest are more likely to grow organically, avoid genetically modified crops [GMOs], and more likely to …
Almost half of all Southwest operations are grooming its next generation of leadership — an alarmingly low statistic, but one that is the highest in the country, according to American Vegetable Grower magazine’s 2017 State of the Vegetable Industry survey.
It has more young businesses, percentage wise, than other regions: 39% of responding businesses are less than 10 years old.
The West not only has the largest vegetable operations, it also saw the strongest growth in production in the U.S., according to American Vegetable Grower magazine’s 2017 State of the Vegetable Industry survey.
American Vegetable Grower magazine’s 2017 State of the Vegetable Industry survey revealed quite a few qualities about the Southeast that may surprise you, including it being more likely to use H-2A than other regions.
The 2017 State of the Vegetable Industry gave us insight into each region of the U.S. Sifting through the data, we flagged those responses that were markedly higher or lower than other regions. Responses from Northeast growers made it clear that the 2016 drought had taken a toll.
We asked growers which issues were the most worrying for them. Here is a sampling of what you had to say.
We at American Vegetable Grower wondered what kind of grower emerged if we took top responses for each question and put them all together. Check out what we learned!
Only 14% of vegetable growers use the H-2A program as a source of labor, according to American Vegetable Grower’s 2017 State of the Vegetable Industry Survey. So where is the industry finding its labor?
It’s time for a new editor to experience the rewards of the journey to help you become a better and more successful vegetable grower.
Browse this slideshow for more information on 13 watermelon varieties you need to know in 2017 from the nation’s leading seed breeders and …
Increases in labor costs will affect the costs of production of vegetable crops in California, so growers will have to take advantage of production practices that help reduce weed pressure.
Genetic research intends to develop varieties with enhanced nutrient uptake.
Manage through a hard situation by focusing on tillage systems and minimizing field traffic.
We gathered the most striking differences in responses between Western and Eastern growers. Take a look at the expected, and perhaps a few surprises.
The No. 1 issue for vegetable growers isn’t pests, food safety, or even weather. It’s a lack of labor.
Vegetable growers face an uncomfortable set of truths: Government regulations can make life difficult for food producers. Regulations often stem …
A pest in the West, purslane has potential to impact all vegetables grown throughout North America.
Prepare to ask as many questions as possible to determine whether it will serve your operation in the long term.
One-on-one meetings with suppliers and networking opportunities were highlights of the third annual Connect.