Tomatoes Stories
TomatoesLeitz Farms Takes Action On Immigration Reform
January 1, 2015
Fred Leitz of Leitz Farms plays an active role in the industry advocating for labor, offering a positive blueprint for other growers to follow. Read More
CucurbitsStop Tobacco Streak Virus From Taking Hold Of Your Vegetables
December 25, 2014
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable disease. Read More
CitrusNew Billboard Campaign Champions ‘Fresh From Florida’ Crops
December 22, 2014
Marketing initiative geared to drive more consumers toward purchasing in-season selections. Read More
CucurbitsNew Product Takes Aim At Nematodes
December 19, 2014
NIMITZ receives EPA and Florida registrations. Read More
LaborLipman CEO Pens Letter In Response To Tomato Debate
December 2, 2014
Correspondence addresses actress Eva Longoria’s documentary “Food Chains,” which focuses on mistreatment of tomato farmworkers. Read More
TomatoesThree New Tomato Breeding Lines Approved For Release
November 6, 2014
UF/IFAS scientists see promise in disease resistance and overall quality. Read More
TomatoesGenetic Toolkit To Increase Tomato Yields
November 5, 2014
An array of gene variants provides breakthrough benefits in tomato yield for breeders; other crops to follow. Read More
TomatoesCalifornia Processing Tomato Growers Produce A Record Crop
November 5, 2014
Despite persistent drought conditions, an estimated 14 million tons were harvested in California this year. Read More
Disease ControlNew Mechanism Developed To Prevent Tomato Wilting
November 3, 2014
The mechanism aids in the resistance and susceptibility of a fungus associated with wilt. Read More
Insect ControlTake Control Of Thrips In Your Greenhouse
October 30, 2014
Why such a foreboding title? Thrips, one of the tiniest pests of greenhouse crops, are the carrier of one of Read More
MarketingTomato Survey Tracks Consumer Trends
October 23, 2014
Results indicate how labeling matters in purchasing decisions. Read More
More Vegetables6 Savory Tomato And Pepper Varieties For Florida Growers
October 20, 2014
Leading vegetable seed companies highlight a half dozen high-performance selections for producers in the Sunshine State. Read More
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TomatoesCalifornia’s Tomato Processors Expect Record Crop This …
January 19, 2015
Processors in the Golden State plan for 15 million tons of tomatoes in 2015. Read More
CucurbitsHow To Be Successful Using Grafted Vegetable Plants
January 15, 2015
University of Arizona researcher offers advice on purchasing commercially grafted plants, pitfalls to avoid, and an update on the latest technology. Read More
TomatoesNature Fresh Farms To Open New 175-Acre Greenhouse In O…
January 14, 2015
The Ontario based company will begin construction on the new facility in spring 2015. Read More
TomatoesLeitz Farms Takes Action On Immigration Reform
January 1, 2015
Fred Leitz of Leitz Farms plays an active role in the industry advocating for labor, offering a positive blueprint for other growers to follow. Read More
CucurbitsStop Tobacco Streak Virus From Taking Hold Of Your Vege…
December 25, 2014
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable disease. Read More
CitrusNew Billboard Campaign Champions ‘Fresh From Florida…
December 22, 2014
Marketing initiative geared to drive more consumers toward purchasing in-season selections. Read More
CucurbitsNew Product Takes Aim At Nematodes
December 19, 2014
NIMITZ receives EPA and Florida registrations. Read More
LaborLipman CEO Pens Letter In Response To Tomato Debate
December 2, 2014
Correspondence addresses actress Eva Longoria’s documentary “Food Chains,” which focuses on mistreatment of tomato farmworkers. Read More
TomatoesThree New Tomato Breeding Lines Approved For Release
November 6, 2014
UF/IFAS scientists see promise in disease resistance and overall quality. Read More
TomatoesGenetic Toolkit To Increase Tomato Yields
November 5, 2014
An array of gene variants provides breakthrough benefits in tomato yield for breeders; other crops to follow. Read More
TomatoesCalifornia Processing Tomato Growers Produce A Record C…
November 5, 2014
Despite persistent drought conditions, an estimated 14 million tons were harvested in California this year. Read More
Disease ControlNew Mechanism Developed To Prevent Tomato Wilting
November 3, 2014
The mechanism aids in the resistance and susceptibility of a fungus associated with wilt. Read More
Insect ControlTake Control Of Thrips In Your Greenhouse
October 30, 2014
Why such a foreboding title? Thrips, one of the tiniest pests of greenhouse crops, are the carrier of one of Read More
MarketingTomato Survey Tracks Consumer Trends
October 23, 2014
Results indicate how labeling matters in purchasing decisions. Read More
More Vegetables6 Savory Tomato And Pepper Varieties For Florida Grower…
October 20, 2014
Leading vegetable seed companies highlight a half dozen high-performance selections for producers in the Sunshine State. Read More
TomatoesSeminis Introduces Dixie Red Fresh Tomato Variety
October 7, 2014
New variety features larger fruit, better disease package, and higher yield potential compared to Florida 47 R tomato hybrid. Read More
TomatoesTop 100 Vegetable Grower Jon Esformes Is A Champion For…
October 6, 2014
Labor has been at the top of many growers’ minds — for better or for worse — in recent years. Read More
BerriesReal Estate Firm, Wish Farms Strike Large Land Deal
October 1, 2014
$13.8 million transaction includes more than 800 acres acquired from longtime Central Florida produce operation. Read More