American Vegetable Grower October 2016

In This Issue

Options In Lettuce Thinning

The words “precision agriculture” can mean different things to different people. For those producing row crops, it typically has to

GMO Labeling Law: The Good And The Bad

The National Potato Council’s John Keeling discusses the pros and cons and encourages interested stakeholders to pay attention to the upcoming regulatory process and submit comments when they are sought.

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