American Vegetable Grower

American Vegetable Grower provides insight on field, greenhouse and organic production, marketing, and new varieties and products to growers, shippers and other influencers from coast to coast.
Vegetables Stories
Mid-Atlantic show floor 2016
Farm Management
February 3, 2016
Hot Topics Tackled At Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention
Food safety and GMOs were two of the topics discussed on the first day of the trade show and conference. Read More
Flooded vegetable field in South Florida
Citrus
February 3, 2016
Historic Rainfall Hampering South Florida Farms
El Niño express delivering floods, uncertainty for crops. Read More
Optimal Pollination
Fruits
February 2, 2016
EPA Releases List Of Products Labeled For Use Against Varroa Mites
Agency gives recommendations on products to protect hives against parasites. Read More
This year, water continues to be the top issue for members of the California Fresh Fruit Association. (Photo Credit: David Eddy)
Vegetables
February 2, 2016
Rethinking Water In The West
While El Niño could significantly help with the drought in the West, when we look toward the future, we cannot rely on El Niño events to solve the water crisis in the West Read More
The Ogle Southern Pea is available for growers through the S.C. Crop Improvement Association, a cooperative with Clemson, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other agencies that develops and distributes seeds to growers.
Image Credit: Clemson University
More Vegetables
February 1, 2016
New Southern Pea Variety Named For Longtime Breeder
The pea variety, developed by a World War II vet, is available for growers through the South Carolina Crop Improvement Association, a cooperative with Clemson, USDA, and other agencies that develop and distribute seeds to growers. Read More
David Coveyou of Coveyou Farms in Petoskey, 
MI, produces certified organic vegetables 
including lettuce and other leafy greens, 
tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, and sweet corn. Photo credit: Coveyou Farms
Farm Management
January 31, 2016
Organic Vegetable Farm Combines The Right Ingredients To Create A Thriving Business
The business model of Coveyou Farms in Michigan has allowed the operation to be sustainable and profitable in a challenging market. Read More
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Vegetables
January 27, 2016
State Of The Vegetable Industry 2016 [VIDEO]
American Vegetable Grower editors Rosemary Gordon and Richard Jones discuss production trends, protected ag, GMO, and other trends as part of the 2016 State of the Vegetable Industry Report. Read More
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Cucurbits
January 20, 2016
9 Watermelon Varieties You Need To Know For 2016
Check out these watermelon varieties boasting high Brix, a good disease resistance package, and excellent yield potential. Read More
Production
January 14, 2016
State Of The Vegetable Industry Survey Shows Growers Op…
Vegetable growers embark on 2016 with cautious optimism as many plan to either increase production or keep their acreage the same as last year. Read More
Vegetables
January 11, 2016
The Next Big Developments In Vegetable Seed
Breeders discuss where they think the industry is headed, from the advancement of specific traits to striving to increase quality and flavor. Read More
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Crop Protection
February 5, 2016
Register Now For Biocontrols Conference …
Space is limited, so register now to attend the first-ever Biocontrols USA 2016 Conference Field and Greenhouse Tour. Following the Read More
Citrus
February 3, 2016
Syngenta OKs Buyout By ChemChina
Deal valued at more than $43 billion; Syngenta management team to stay intact. Read More
Farm Management
February 3, 2016
Western Growers Launches Tech Talk Serie…
Speakers from a variety of agricultural technology areas will make presentations on a variety of topics including drone/satellite imagery and food safety software. Read More
Farm Management
February 3, 2016
Hot Topics Tackled At Mid-Atlantic Fruit…
Food safety and GMOs were two of the topics discussed on the first day of the trade show and conference. Read More
Citrus
February 3, 2016
Historic Rainfall Hampering South Florid…
El Niño express delivering floods, uncertainty for crops. Read More
Fruits
February 2, 2016
EPA Releases List Of Products Labeled Fo…
Agency gives recommendations on products to protect hives against parasites. Read More
Vegetables
February 2, 2016
Rethinking Water In The West
While El Niño could significantly help with the drought in the West, when we look toward the future, we cannot rely on El Niño events to solve the water crisis in the West Read More
More Vegetables
February 1, 2016
New Southern Pea Variety Named For Longt…
The pea variety, developed by a World War II vet, is available for growers through the South Carolina Crop Improvement Association, a cooperative with Clemson, USDA, and other agencies that develop and distribute seeds to growers. Read More
Farm Management
January 31, 2016
Organic Vegetable Farm Combines The Righ…
The business model of Coveyou Farms in Michigan has allowed the operation to be sustainable and profitable in a challenging market. Read More
Vegetables
January 27, 2016
State Of The Vegetable Industry 2016 [VI…
American Vegetable Grower editors Rosemary Gordon and Richard Jones discuss production trends, protected ag, GMO, and other trends as part of the 2016 State of the Vegetable Industry Report. Read More
Cucurbits
January 27, 2016
Imported Cucumbers Connected With Multis…
Since the Salmonella outbreak occurred in September, nearly 900 people in 39 states have fallen ill. Read More
Vegetables
January 26, 2016
New Jersey Grower Of The Year Was 1995 C…
Still New Jersey's "pick of the crop," Ed Wuillermin & Sons Farm in Hammonton graced the magazine's cover more than 20 years ago. Read More
Food Safety
January 25, 2016
Antimicrobial Wash Reduces Risk Of Patho…
The product is USDA certified organic and is expected to be used in commercial flumes and rinse tanks that wash fresh produce. Read More
Citrus
January 23, 2016
Too Much Cheerleading Has EPA In Deep Wa…
These days, far too often, elected representatives of the people are abdicating their responsibilities to federal agencies. The result is rules like WOTUS. Read More
Citrus
January 22, 2016
It’s Official: 2015 Was Earth’s Wa…
NASA, NOAA analyses reveal record-shattering statistics regarding global temperatures this past year. Read More
Citrus
January 21, 2016
Chance Of Profits Up For Growers Tuned I…
UF/IFAS study confirms how paying attention to the 10-day forecast can affect a farmer’s bottom line. Read More
Citrus
January 20, 2016
Agriculture Agents Intercept Invasive Be…
Notorious wood borer hitched a ride in a container of cucumbers arriving from Costa Rica. Read More
Citrus
January 20, 2016
USDA Report: Pesticide Residues Not A Fo…
Following monthly samplings, survey finds more than 99% of products sampled fall below EPA tolerances for pesticide residues. Read More
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