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December 2, 2015
New Organic Plant Breeding Effort To Produce Novel Varieties And Train Breeders 
A project launched by the University of California, Davis was developed for growers in need of seeds for cultivars meeting the needs of organic farming. Read More
Professor Balasubramanian Rathinasabapathi inspecting chemicals in his UF/IFAS lab.
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November 30, 2015
Professor, Students On Quest To Build A Better Pepper
UF/IFAS research team cross-breeds two heirloom varieties to come up with savory, more nutritious traits. Read More
Johnny's receives two All-American Selections national awards recognizing its newest Corno di Toro pepper varieties.
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November 24, 2015
Johnny’s Receives All-American Selections National Awards For New Peppers
The peppers are easy to grow, mature early, and express a compact, upright growth habit. Read More
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Berries
November 10, 2015
Study Suggests Florida Strawberry Growers Pick Earlier To Pump Up Profit
Increasing competition and volatile market prices requiring shift in production protocol. Read More
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Berries
November 5, 2015
$2 Million Grant To Sweeten Pot For Organic Strawberry Studies
UF/IFAS researchers will concentrate on cover crops and how they could impact multiple production practices. Read More
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November 3, 2015
Downy Mildew-Resistant Pickling Cucumber Seed To Be Available In 2016
Seminis has announced the launch of DM Defense, a new line of downy mildew resistant cucumber seed. Read More
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November 3, 2015
Syngenta Adds To Brassica Breeding Program
A broccoli breeder was hired to lead brassica R&D in North America, and program investments are to expedite development of conventional breeding traits. Read More
A main-season bean with very dark pods, Bison is highly resistant to bean common mosaic virus. Its bush is sturdy and compact, and pods run 20% 3 sieve, 80% 4 sieve. Available from Siegers Seed Co.
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October 29, 2015
New Broccoli And Bean Varieties Geared To Meet Greater Demands
Learn more about four unique selections from leading vegetable seed companies. Read More
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October 29, 2015
11 Onions You Need To Know
Check out these 11 onion varieties with great disease resistance packages and high yield potential. Read More
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Disease Control
October 22, 2015
A Keen Eye Can Help You Spot Edema On Your Vegetables
Learn how to identify, the contributing factors of, and management methods for this common disease of vegetables. Read More
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October 22, 2015
4 Primo Peppers Suited For The Florida Marketplace
Check out several selections featuring enhanced flavor, color, and disease resistance. Read More
Swede midge, now in Michigan, typically spreads to new areas in infested transplant material. 
Photo credit: Susan Ellis, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
Crop Protection
October 6, 2015
New Invasive Vegetable Pest Found In Michigan
Swede midge impacts cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and other crucifers. Read More
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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
Disease Control
December 8, 2015
PH-D Fungicide Now Labeled For Chemigati…
California growers get to add a new tool to their crop protection arsenal. Read More
Food Safety
December 3, 2015
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Celery
Celery products from Taylor Farms Pacific in California are recalled. Read More
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December 2, 2015
New Organic Plant Breeding Effort To Pro…
A project launched by the University of California, Davis was developed for growers in need of seeds for cultivars meeting the needs of organic farming. Read More
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November 30, 2015
Professor, Students On Quest To Build A …
UF/IFAS research team cross-breeds two heirloom varieties to come up with savory, more nutritious traits. Read More
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November 24, 2015
Johnny’s Receives All-American Selection…
The peppers are easy to grow, mature early, and express a compact, upright growth habit. Read More
Berries
November 10, 2015
Study Suggests Florida Strawberry Grower…
Increasing competition and volatile market prices requiring shift in production protocol. Read More
Berries
November 5, 2015
$2 Million Grant To Sweeten Pot For Orga…
UF/IFAS researchers will concentrate on cover crops and how they could impact multiple production practices. Read More
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November 3, 2015
Downy Mildew-Resistant Pickling Cucumber…
Seminis has announced the launch of DM Defense, a new line of downy mildew resistant cucumber seed. Read More
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November 3, 2015
Syngenta Adds To Brassica Breeding Progr…
A broccoli breeder was hired to lead brassica R&D in North America, and program investments are to expedite development of conventional breeding traits. Read More
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October 29, 2015
New Broccoli And Bean Varieties Geared T…
Learn more about four unique selections from leading vegetable seed companies. Read More
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October 29, 2015
11 Onions You Need To Know
Check out these 11 onion varieties with great disease resistance packages and high yield potential. Read More
Disease Control
October 22, 2015
A Keen Eye Can Help You Spot Edema On Yo…
Learn how to identify, the contributing factors of, and management methods for this common disease of vegetables. Read More
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October 22, 2015
4 Primo Peppers Suited For The Florida M…
Check out several selections featuring enhanced flavor, color, and disease resistance. Read More
Crop Protection
October 6, 2015
New Invasive Vegetable Pest Found In Mic…
Swede midge impacts cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and other crucifers. Read More
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September 27, 2015
New Pea Variety Offers Disease Resistanc…
Variety resists aphid-borne pathogens that can inflict huge crop losses. Read More
Disease Control
September 24, 2015
Don’t Get Blindsided By Flower Bli…
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable disease. Read More
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September 8, 2015
Disease-Resistant Pepper Debuts At Rutge…
The variety protects against several races of bacterial leaf spot and Phytophthora blight. Read More
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