Tagged varieties

September 29, 2016
Vinifera Finds A Home In The Finger Lakes
In a region known for spectacular sights, varieties are making their mark, just ask the team at Sawmill Creek Vineyards. Read More
September 7, 2016
Looking To Italy For New Winegrape Varieties
An Italian viticulturist shares his thoughts about a California region, and what new varieties might thrive in their climate. Read More
Apple Grower of the Year
August 1, 2016
A Thoroughly Modern Farmer Takes Apple Grower Of The Year Honor
The 2016 winner, Scott McDougall, largely stopped planting the tried and true, going mostly with exclusive and club varieties – and it paid off. Read More
June 3, 2016
Winegrape Varieties That Can Beat The Heat
Researchers are evaluating a wide range of alternative winegrape varieties for California’s San Joaquin Valley. Read More
Stone Fruit
April 12, 2016
Biotechnology Company Partners With Grower To Develop New Cherry Varieties
Phytelligence collaborates with Washington’s Tip Top Orchards to create novel, high value, sweet cherry varieties. Read More
January 20, 2016
Regional Trials Pinpoint Almond Varieties With Highest Potential
Since the 1970s, the Almond Board of California has been trialing varieties regionally to determine the best and brightest trees Read More
October 28, 2015
The Importance Of Consistency And Predictability In Potato Varieties
One of the reasons Russet Burbank is still around while other varieties have gone by the wayside is that it is relatively consistent in its performance. Read More
Leafy Vegetables
October 1, 2015
9 Leafy Greens Varieties You Need To Know
Check out some of the latest leafy greens varieties you need to know including lettuce, cilantro, mustard, and collards. Read More
March 31, 2015
Sweet Potato Options For Midwest Growers
In the U.S., commercial production of sweet potatoes is mainly in the southern states, particularly North Carolina and Louisiana. The Read More
Stone Fruit
August 15, 2014
‘Ladderless’ Peach, Nectarine Orchards Explored
University of California researchers explore the concept of so-called pedestrian orchards. Read More
Sweet Corn
July 24, 2014
22 Sweet Corn Varieties To Add To Your Collection
Scroll through the slideshow for details on 22 sweet corn varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
July 11, 2014
Self-Compatible Almond Tree Released
Lone Star, more than a decade in the making, requires no pollinator. Read More
May 28, 2014
Excellent Cucumber Varieties For 2014
Click on the slideshow for details on 12 cucumber varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
May 22, 2014
Seminis Showcases Four Vegetable Varieties
Seminis highlights four vegetable varieties to add to your collection. Read More
More Vegetables
May 14, 2014
Great Onion Varieties For 2014 [Slideshow]
Click on the slideshow for details on 13 onion varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
April 29, 2014
Clifton Seed Co. Presents Its Latest Varieties
For more information visit www.cliftonseed.com Read More
April 7, 2014
Johnny’s Selected Seeds Showcases Four Vegetable Varieties
Johnny's Select Seeds presents four vegetable varieties including two new specialty lipstick peppers. Read More
April 4, 2014
Nunhems Now Marketed Under Bayer CropScience Brand
New brand identity reflects strategy to bolster value of fruit and vegetables portfolio. Read More
More Vegetables
April 2, 2014
New Green Bean Variety From Seminis
Seminis announces the addition of Sybaris, a new green bean variety featuring resistance to bean common mosaic virus, to their portfolio. Read More
March 10, 2014
Latest Winning Varieties From Seeds By Design
Seeds By Design presents their latest vegetable variety offerings. Read More
The Latest
November 19, 2017
More Tools Available for Organic Growers
Pest management, fertility, and certification information all available in one place. Read More
November 18, 2017
Tips to Winterize Your Sprayers
Taking the steps to properly prepare your sprayer for the offseason will help to reduce costly problems in the spring, says engineer and spray technology expert. Read More
November 17, 2017
Alico Overhaul to Cut Citrus Production …
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly. Read More
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More