In This Issue
Farming has been in the media spotlight this year. I asked each of this month’s columnists and contributors for their …
Retailers’ race to win the most sustainable produce prize leaves growers trying to keep up with fast-developing demands.
Something this year’s winner of American Vegetable Grower magazine’s Grower Achievement Award, Alan Jones, said really highlights why he and his wife, Leslie, are doing so well with their farm: “To be innovative, you have to be willing to fail.”
Though very much-needed, technological solutions must be cost-effective and industry appropriate.
The industry struggles to find the right sustainable practices. Alan and Leslie Jones are rolling up their sleeves and finding results.
American Vegetable Grower magazine is proud to announce Parrish, FL-based Jones Potato Farm is the 2017 recipient of its prestigious Grower Achievement Award. This national award is given annually to an operation that exemplifies the best of the national growing community.
If you understand the role oxygen, and its lack, plays in potato diseases, you’ll be better equipped to battle them.
Now is the time to lobby for ways to attract American labor. One idea? Offer college tuition and student loan forgiveness in exchange for farm work.
Growing the budding ag-tech sector to maturity likely will require a deeper meeting of the minds between technologists and agriculturists.
Matt Springer, University of Kentucky Extension Agent, discusses the latest techniques for controlling deer, including deterrents, fencing, and hunting.