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More than 30,000 acres of cultivated muckland were 
noted in New York as of 2006, with about a third of it planted with onions.          
Photo credit: Rosemary Gordon
Farm Marketing
September 1, 2016
How Add-On Sales Helps Franjo Farms Stay Profitable
In some cases, a higher profit margin line of products just might be the icing on the cake that keeps a farm business going. Read More
University of New Hampshire scientists constructed a linkage map of the seven chromosomes of the diploid Fragaria iinumae, which allows them to fill in a piece of the genetic puzzle about the eight sets of chromosomes of the cultivated strawberry.
Berries
August 24, 2016
Researchers Unravel Genetic Ancestry Of Cultivated Strawberry
A genetic analysis conducted by New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researchers aims to improve modern cultivation efforts of strawberry growers. Read More
Paladin pepper variety
More Vegetables
August 10, 2016
17 Of The Latest Pepper Varieties
Check out this slideshow for more details on 17 pepper varieties you need to know about from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
allium leafminer
Crop Protection
August 5, 2016
How To Control Allium Leafminer, A New Invasive Pest
First spotted in Pennsylvania in December 2015, the pest has targeted onion, leeks, chives, garlic, and other allium species. Read More
Vance Whitaker next to a bed of strawberries
Berries
August 4, 2016
Genetics Key To Keeping Strawberry Growers Out Of The Red?
Savings to the tune of $30 million a year would come with a solution to angular leaf spot. Read More
Workers picking in a Florida strawberry field
Berries
July 26, 2016
Wish Farms Commits $100K To Food Safety Cause
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
Photo courtesy of American Sweet Potato Marketing Institute
Farm Management
July 26, 2016
Mexico Has Potential For U.S. Sweet Potato Exports  
Assessment concluded that opportunities abound if Mexican buyers better understand grades, sizes, and quality of U.S. product. Read More
Shinsuke Agehara of UF/IFAS holding an artichoke in the middle of a Central Florida farm plot
More Vegetables
July 19, 2016
So You Think You Can Grow Artichokes In Florida?
Field trials are in progress to determine if this highly sought-after superfood can survive the swelter of the Sunshine State. Read More
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
More Vegetables
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
CauliflowerAquarius
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
The Latest
Berries
September 22, 2016
Investors Clamoring For Automated Strawb…
Naturipe joins growing list of backers in the labor-saving vision and mission of ag-tech startup. Read More
Cucurbits
September 21, 2016
Don’t Let White Grubs Gobble Up Yo…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this pest. Read More
Berries
September 13, 2016
New Peach-Sized Strawberry Big On Flavor
Latest variety from Cornell University geared for growers seeking success in local food sector. Read More
Farm Marketing
September 1, 2016
How Add-On Sales Helps Franjo Farms Stay…
In some cases, a higher profit margin line of products just might be the icing on the cake that keeps a farm business going. Read More
Berries
August 24, 2016
Researchers Unravel Genetic Ancestry Of …
A genetic analysis conducted by New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researchers aims to improve modern cultivation efforts of strawberry growers. Read More
More Vegetables
August 10, 2016
17 Of The Latest Pepper Varieties
Check out this slideshow for more details on 17 pepper varieties you need to know about from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Crop Protection
August 5, 2016
How To Control Allium Leafminer, A New I…
First spotted in Pennsylvania in December 2015, the pest has targeted onion, leeks, chives, garlic, and other allium species. Read More
Berries
August 4, 2016
Genetics Key To Keeping Strawberry Growe…
Savings to the tune of $30 million a year would come with a solution to angular leaf spot. Read More
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
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