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Vegetables Stories
This watermelon seedling is showing Fusarium wilt symptoms. The first symptom that appears on infected plants is wilt in a single leaf or a single vine.
Photo credit: Kathryne Everts
Crop Protection
November 30, 2016
The Effect Of Soil Fertility On Fusarium Wilt In Watermelon
Ongoing research sheds light on the role soil health plays in the severity of the deadly pathogen. Read More
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Vegetables
November 30, 2016
Harris Moran Seed Company 2016 Vegetable Variety Showcase
For more information, contact Harris Moran Seed Company: 260 Cousteau Place, Suite 210, Davis, CA 95618 800-320-4672: WEBSITE hmclause.com FAX: Read More
A bell pepper trial in New Hampshire was designed to evaluate  the performance of greenhouse and field pepper varieties in unheated tunnels.  Photo credit: Becky Sideman
More Vegetables
November 30, 2016
Keys To Successful Bell Pepper Production In High Tunnels
Proper water management and pruning strategies can help improve yields. Read More
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More Vegetables
November 29, 2016
Clifton Seed Company 2016 Vegetable Variety Showcase
For more information, contact Clifton Seed Company P.O. Box 206, Faison, NC 28341 910-267-2690; CliftonSeed.com FAX 910-267-2692; [email protected] Read More
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Citrus
November 29, 2016
Review Shows Low Risk To Aquatic Invertebrates From Neonicotinoids
Peer-reviewed evaluation of more than 100 studies finds uses of imidacloprid are unlikely to harm aquatic invertebrate communities, or the birds and fish that rely on them. Read More
Closeup of Q-biotype or B-biotype whitefly
Crop Protection
November 29, 2016
Tackle Whiteflies Head On
Reported in outdoor landscapes this year, vegetable growers must be prepared to mitigate the spread of the Q-Biotype. Read More
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Vegetables
November 7, 2016
An Education On Varieties [opinion]
Taste, quality, color, and health benefits along with disease resistance, strong plants, and holding ability, are some of the qualities to be aware of when choosing varieties. Read More
Vegetables
November 7, 2016
2016 Vegetable Variety Trials
Some of the latest offerings from seed breeders focus on shelflife, strong disease resistance packages, and good holding ability. Read More
Potatoes
November 7, 2016
The Skinny On Potato Skin
The skins of all varieties are edible, but appearance and periderm health both play an important role in whether people will want to eat them or not. Read More
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Citrus
December 1, 2016
Bio Huma Netics App Now Released For And…
App includes foliar application calculators and ability to save application data. Read More
Farm Management
December 1, 2016
Florida Farmers Are Good For The Environ…
All three recipients of this year’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Awards are proof of agriculture’s longstanding commitment to conserving the Sunshine State's precious natural resources. Read More
Crop Protection
November 30, 2016
The Effect Of Soil Fertility On Fusarium…
Ongoing research sheds light on the role soil health plays in the severity of the deadly pathogen. Read More
Vegetables
November 30, 2016
Harris Moran Seed Company 2016 Vegetable…
For more information, contact Harris Moran Seed Company: 260 Cousteau Place, Suite 210, Davis, CA 95618 800-320-4672: WEBSITE hmclause.com FAX: Read More
More Vegetables
November 30, 2016
Keys To Successful Bell Pepper Productio…
Proper water management and pruning strategies can help improve yields. Read More
More Vegetables
November 29, 2016
Clifton Seed Company 2016 Vegetable Vari…
For more information, contact Clifton Seed Company P.O. Box 206, Faison, NC 28341 910-267-2690; CliftonSeed.com FAX 910-267-2692; [email protected] Read More
Citrus
November 29, 2016
Review Shows Low Risk To Aquatic Inverte…
Peer-reviewed evaluation of more than 100 studies finds uses of imidacloprid are unlikely to harm aquatic invertebrate communities, or the birds and fish that rely on them. Read More
Crop Protection
November 29, 2016
Tackle Whiteflies Head On
Reported in outdoor landscapes this year, vegetable growers must be prepared to mitigate the spread of the Q-Biotype. Read More
More Vegetables
November 29, 2016
A Laser Focus On Peppers
Avoiding “diversity for the sake of diversity,” Michigan’s Golden Plain Farms finds success with a single crop. Read More
Production
November 29, 2016
Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator L…
The incubator leverages one of the U.S.’s most productive agriculture regions to help develop and nurture ag-tech innovations. Read More
Crop Protection
November 28, 2016
Attract Pollinators To Your Farm
Learn how to build the optimal breeding ground for bees. Read More
Crop Protection
November 28, 2016
Stave Off Sweet Potato Disease
Management can be made easier through variety selection and improved sanitation practices. Read More
Vegetables
November 28, 2016
American Takii 2016 Vegetable Variety Sh…
For more information, contact American Takii: 301 Natividad Rd., Salinas, CA 93906 831-443-4901; FAX 831-443-3976 Visit our new website: www.Takii.com Read More
Fruits
November 28, 2016
Another Species Of Mite Threatens Honeyb…
Purdue researchers see a sister species of varroa mite developing ability to parasitize honeybees. Read More
Vegetables
November 28, 2016
Abbott & Cobb 2016 Vegetable Variety…
For more information, contact Abbott & Cobb: P.O. Box 307, Feasterville, PA 19053 800-345-SEED; WEBSITE AbbottCobb.com FAX 215-245-9043; EMAIL [email protected] Read More
Equipment
November 28, 2016
New Video Series To Enhance Safety And E…
Videos cover the science behind key topics and best practice recommendations, which include understanding droplet size and spectrum. Read More
Fruits
November 27, 2016
More Than 2,100 Expected To Attend Mid-A…
To be held Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in Pennsylvania, the convention includes pre-convention workshops, a farm market bus tour, a trade show, and concurrent educational sessions. Read More