Tomatoes Stories

nicely sliced tomatoes
March 1, 2016
International Tomato Conference To Cover Trends Toward 2020
Keynote will address production and consumption of tomatoes in an EU and world perspective. Read More
Disease Control
February 16, 2016
Learn To Use Late Blight Tool For Potatoes And Tomatoes
Cornell workshop to highlight how tool uses temperature, relative humidity, rainfall information as well as the specific location of your farm. Read More
February 10, 2016
10 Tomato Varieties You Need To Know
Take a look at these 10 tomato varieties — from beefsteak to cocktail — that are adaptable to various growing regions and produce uniform fruit. Read More
Leafy Vegetables
January 13, 2016
New Pointed Red Cabbage, Tomato To Be Showcased At Fruit Logistica
Hazara Seeds to present new varieties at the trade show in Germany. Read More
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Insect Control
December 21, 2015
Revised Label For Nimitz Nematicide Ties In Tomatoes
Removal of direct-seeding restriction reinstates the crop back onto the approved fruiting vegetables list. Read More
2015 Florida Ag Expo fresh veggies for cooking demo
November 12, 2015
Adding Value To Your Vegetable Crop Can Help Counter Costs
Creating demand necessary as the price of doing business continues to increase. Read More
October 29, 2015
5 Trends In Protected Ag Or Controlled Environment Agriculture
Take these trends into consideration if you plan to grow under cover or want to expand your operation. Read More
October 23, 2015
Worldwide Congress On Processing Tomatoes To Be Held In March
Focus will be on global economic trends, future markets, production costs, water, and more. Read More
edema on a vegetable plant
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
HM 1823 tomato variety
October 21, 2015
5 Juicy Tomatoes Florida Growers Should Consider
The tomato is a staple specialty crop for Florida. New varieties developed by leading seed manufacturers are enabling more growers to Read More
Pacific Tomato Growers packinghouse in Palmetto, FL
October 9, 2015
Longtime South Florida Tomato Producer Passes At 83
Nathan Esformes, co-founder of Pacific Tomato Growers, succeeded in the agriculture industry for more than 60 years. Read More
September 28, 2015
New Hampshire Researchers Develop New Cherry Tomato
The tomato is designed to grow in hanging baskets in greenhouses. Read More
nicely sliced tomatoes
September 25, 2015
Chapter 11 Proceedings Help Troubled Florida Tomato Producer Out Of The Red
Bankruptcy court confirms sale of 1,151 acres in auction that clears way for continued operations at Grainger Farms. Read More
Crop Protection
September 23, 2015
Beneficial Insect Causes Problems On Tomatoes
The tomato bug may control whitefly populations in greenhouses but it is wreaking havoc in tomato fields in South Texas. Read More
Close-up of Garden Gem tomato fruit
September 18, 2015
Taste Is King When Talking Tomatoes
A University of Florida plant breeder discusses the importance of appealing to consumer senses when developing new varieties. Read More
The Latest
November 20, 2017
Lack of Crop Insurance a Risky Business …
In light of what Hurricane Irma stirred up, now is a good time to review how well you cover your assets. Read More
November 8, 2017
A Plant Breeder Explains How GE Techniqu…
Bejo Seeds Senior Tomato Breeder Doug Heath says modern plant breeding techniques give breeders the tools they need to solve growers' challenges. Read More
More Vegetables
November 1, 2017
Vegetable Breeders Making Major Disease …
VoloAgri's Felix Serquen and Seminis' Bill McCarthy have delivered major disease-resistance advancements, much to the relief of tomato and pepper growers everywhere. Read More
October 23, 2017
Prohibit Pythium From Putting a Damper o…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this pathogen. Read More
October 9, 2017
Heavy Spring Rain Causes Significant Dro…
The last time California -- which grows 95% of the all processing tomatoes in the U.S. -- came close to planting so few acres was in 1992. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
September 13, 2017
550 Pounds of Tomatoes Stolen from Massa…
Community farm in Waltham, MA, has been hit by a thief three years running. Read More
August 30, 2017
Houweling’s Tomatoes Grows Produce with …
Houweling’s Tomatoes exceeds industry standards for locally grown produce while pioneering innovative technologies that improve sustainability. Read More
Farm Management
August 21, 2017
NAFTA Renegotiation Long Overdue for Flo…
Specialty crop growers in the Sunshine State seek relief from unfair trade deal. Read More
August 10, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Better-Tasting …
Examining the essence of the problem, University of Florida scientists are seeking to squeeze more flavor into popular beverage. Read More
June 6, 2017
Scientists Zone in on Precision Weed Con…
Surgically placed fumigants at the base of promising pest management method for vegetable growers. Read More
March 22, 2017
Weighing the Good and Bad of Six Soilles…
Trying to decide which growing media is the right one for your greenhouse vegetable production? Take a look at these six options. Read More
Farm Management
March 17, 2017
Unfair Trade Taking Its Toll on Florida …
Local grower community hopeful over President Trump’s announced intention to renegotiate NAFTA. Read More
Crop Protection
March 10, 2017
Nematicide Now Available in California, …
Velum One from Bayer also suppresses foliar diseases, increases yields. Read More
Leafy Vegetables
March 8, 2017
The Dos and Don’ts of Growing Greenhouse…
Thinking of adding growing vegetables under cover? Here are a few things you need to consider first. Read More
Disease Control
February 23, 2017
Spot Sclerotinia Before It Stops Your Ve…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this malady that goes by many names. Read More
February 1, 2017
Lipman Takes Home Virginia Clean Water F…
The Florida-based tomato producer has received the 2016 Virginia Clean Water Farm Award in the Grand Basin district. Read More
January 30, 2017
10 Tomato Varieties You Need To Know
Browse this slideshow for more information on 10 tomato varieties you need to know about from the nation’s leading seed breeders and Read More