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The Pitzer Wheel, named after co-founder and inventor Bob Pitzer, is an autonomous and continuous picking wheel on an automated strawberry picker that is being developed by Harvest CROO.
Berries
July 12, 2016
Automated Strawberry Picker: One Step Closer To Reality
Company receives U.S. Patent approval for continuous picking wheel on the machine. Read More
Closeup of Q-biotype or B-biotype whitefly
Cucurbits
June 14, 2016
Worry Spreading In Florida Over Exotic Whitefly
UF/IFAS expert warns species likely to cause problems for growers. Read More
CBP officers at the Calexico East cargo
facility discovered almost 2,500 pounds of
marijuana concealed in the roof of a
commercial trailer.
Photo courtesy of  U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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June 8, 2016
Marijuana Worth $1 Million Found In Onion Shipment
Officers discover nearly 2,500 pounds of marijuana hidden in the roof of a commercial trailer. Read More
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More Vegetables
June 6, 2016
6 Of The Latest Cauliflower And Broccoli Varieties
This slideshow provides details on some of the latest cauliflower and broccoli varieties available. Read More
Whiteflies on a leaf
Cucurbits
May 25, 2016
Whitefly Threat Has Florida Growers On High Alert
Researchers, state agencies working together to prevent a potential outbreak. Read More
legal justice, courts
Berries
May 4, 2016
University of California Sued Over Strawberry Breeding – Again
This time it’s a private strawberry breeding company, which says the statewide breeding program has been decimated by UC-Davis. Read More
field shot the Produce Peddler Colorado
Farm Marketing
April 28, 2016
Small Producers Talk Profits
Four growers from across the country discuss the importance of knowing your customer, how to handle money, and being the face of your farm. Read More
tomatoes and strawberries
Berries
April 27, 2016
New Herbicide For Tomatoes, Strawberries
The product from Helm Agro US is registered to control more than 100 broadleaf, grass, and sedge species. Read More
Photo by Susan Slater, Wikimedia Commons
More Vegetables
April 26, 2016
Genetically Engineered Mushroom Avoids Regulation
A common white button mushroom modified with the gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 has been engineered to resist browning. Read More
Researchers grew the colored bell peppers in an unheated high-tunnel at the experiment station’s Woodman Horticultural Research Farm. Photo credit:  University of New Hampshire
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April 25, 2016
High Tunnel Bell Pepper Trial Highlights Varieties Best Suited For An Unheated Environment
Colored bell peppers have the potential to be a profitable alternative crop. Read More
A view of one of Rousseau Farming's onion fields. The company grows close to 20 different vegetable crops including carrots, sweet onion, celery, broccoli, cole crops, lettuce, and other assorted specialty crops.
More Vegetables
April 13, 2016
Invasive Pest Found In Pennsylvania
The allium leafminer, also known as the onion leafminer, was found in leeks and onions collected in December 2015 in Lancaster County. Read More
A view of one of Rousseau Farming's onion fields. The company grows close to 20 different vegetable crops including carrots, sweet onion, celery, broccoli, cole crops, lettuce, and other assorted specialty crops.
Crop Protection
April 6, 2016
Fungicide Receives Registration For Downy Mildew Control In Bulb Vegetables
With a zero-day pre-harvest interval, Ranman can be applied up to the day of harvest. Read More
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Berries
July 26, 2016
Wish Farms Commits $100K To Food Safety …
Central Florida berry operation will donate $20,000 annually over the next five years to fund various research projects backed by the Center for Produce Safety. Read More
Farm Management
July 26, 2016
Mexico Has Potential For U.S. Sweet Pota…
Assessment concluded that opportunities abound if Mexican buyers better understand grades, sizes, and quality of U.S. product. Read More
More Vegetables
July 19, 2016
So You Think You Can Grow Artichokes In …
Field trials are in progress to determine if this highly sought-after superfood can survive the swelter of the Sunshine State. Read More
Berries
July 12, 2016
Automated Strawberry Picker: One Step Cl…
Company receives U.S. Patent approval for continuous picking wheel on the machine. Read More
Cucurbits
June 14, 2016
Worry Spreading In Florida Over Exotic W…
UF/IFAS expert warns species likely to cause problems for growers. Read More
More Vegetables
June 8, 2016
Marijuana Worth $1 Million Found In Onio…
Officers discover nearly 2,500 pounds of marijuana hidden in the roof of a commercial trailer. Read More
More Vegetables
June 6, 2016
6 Of The Latest Cauliflower And Broccoli…
This slideshow provides details on some of the latest cauliflower and broccoli varieties available. Read More
Cucurbits
May 25, 2016
Whitefly Threat Has Florida Growers On H…
Researchers, state agencies working together to prevent a potential outbreak. Read More
Berries
May 4, 2016
University of California Sued Over Straw…
This time it’s a private strawberry breeding company, which says the statewide breeding program has been decimated by UC-Davis. Read More
Farm Marketing
April 28, 2016
Small Producers Talk Profits
Four growers from across the country discuss the importance of knowing your customer, how to handle money, and being the face of your farm. Read More
Berries
April 27, 2016
New Herbicide For Tomatoes, Strawberries
The product from Helm Agro US is registered to control more than 100 broadleaf, grass, and sedge species. Read More
More Vegetables
April 26, 2016
Genetically Engineered Mushroom Avoids R…
A common white button mushroom modified with the gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 has been engineered to resist browning. Read More
More Vegetables
April 25, 2016
High Tunnel Bell Pepper Trial Highlights…
Colored bell peppers have the potential to be a profitable alternative crop. Read More
More Vegetables
April 13, 2016
Invasive Pest Found In Pennsylvania
The allium leafminer, also known as the onion leafminer, was found in leeks and onions collected in December 2015 in Lancaster County. Read More
Crop Protection
April 6, 2016
Fungicide Receives Registration For Down…
With a zero-day pre-harvest interval, Ranman can be applied up to the day of harvest. Read More
Crop Protection
April 5, 2016
Vegetable Growers: Don’t Take Lygu…
California’s Central Coast has perfect conditions for lygus bug, a pest of strawberry, celery, lettuce, Brussels sprouts, to be successful. Read More
Berries
April 1, 2016
Strawberry Greenhouse Wins Sustainabilit…
Unusual — for strawberries — British retractable roof greenhouse gets top honor from one of the largest retail chains. Read More
Food Safety
March 22, 2016
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Impor…
The Centers for Disease Control reports the source of contamination for the cucumbers distributed by Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce has not been identified. Read More
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