The Basores: Pioneer Lettuce Growers In Florida

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Toby Basore of TKM Bengard Farms in Florida talks about the farm’s lettuce growing opportunities on muck soil.

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Cucurbits14 Stand-Out Melon Varieties [Slideshow]
September 15, 2014
Browse the slideshow below for information on these exceptional melon varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Grower Achievement AwardView Highlights From The 2014 United Fresh Washington Public Policy Conference [slideshow]
September 15, 2014
Browse this slideshow to view photos from the 2014 United Fresh Washington Public Policy Conference, including pictures of this year’s Grower Read More
Crop ProtectionNimitz Nematicide Receives EPA Approval
September 12, 2014
New product from Adama has a unique mode of action and is approved for use on a variety of vegetables. Read More
Crop ProtectionGiant Snail Threat Spreading In South Florida
September 10, 2014
Dangerous invasive pests found well outside Miami-area hot zone. Read More
EquipmentJohn Deere Announces Changes To 5M Utility Tractors
September 9, 2014
Enhanced operator experience, serviceability, performance, and comfort, are among the new features. Read More
Crop ProtectionStockton’s Timorex Gold Biofungicide Receives EPA Registration
September 9, 2014
This broad spectrum fungicide can be used in rotation or in a tank mix. Read More
CitrusFMC Acquires Cheminova
September 9, 2014
Transaction expected to close in early 2015. Read More

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Crop ProtectionGiant Snail Threat Spreading In South Florida
September 10, 2014
Dangerous invasive pests found well outside Miami-area hot zone. Read More
EquipmentJohn Deere Announces Changes To 5M Utility Tractors
September 9, 2014
Enhanced operator experience, serviceability, performance, and comfort, are among the new features. Read More
Crop ProtectionStockton’s Timorex Gold Biofungicide Receives EPA Reg…
September 9, 2014
This broad spectrum fungicide can be used in rotation or in a tank mix. Read More
CitrusFMC Acquires Cheminova
September 9, 2014
Transaction expected to close in early 2015. Read More
CitrusSouth Florida Wet Season Receives Slight Respite
September 9, 2014
Reports indicate most areas around the region received below average rainfall during August. Read More
TomatoesDrought Update For Fresh And Processed Tomatoes
September 8, 2014
The 2014 production numbers are expected to be the highest on record; however, growers are facing a few challenges from the drought that have some shifting acreage to areas with more water. Read More
VegetablesFour Must-See Vegetable Varieties From Rispens Seeds [S…
September 8, 2014
Browse the slideshow below for information on four varieties from Rispens Seeds featuring strong disease resistance packages, high-quality, attractive fruit, Read More
FruitsImproving Water Management Techniques
September 8, 2014
Improving groundwater management and managing salinity are a couple tactics growers can use to cope with the effects of the drought. Read More
Farm ManagementStay One Step Ahead Of Legal Challenges
September 8, 2014
Don’t get caught up in easily prevented legal troubles from a lack of planning. Read More
FruitsItalian Machinery Show Intends To Strengthen Ties With…
September 8, 2014
EIMA International will feature more than 1,800 exhibitors from 40 countries, approximately 200,000 visitors, and 40 official foreign delegations. Read More
Farm ManagementWilbur-Ellis’ Updates AgVerdict Software After Grower…
September 8, 2014
Design made with growers in mind, allows on-the-go data entry. Read More
Crop ProtectionBayer Opens Worldwide Biologics R&D Center In Calif…
September 5, 2014
$80 million facility will also be used to develop vegetable seed. Read More
Food SafetyBe Ready For Food Safety Rules
September 5, 2014
Stay one step ahead of the food safety rules but anticipating the changes you will need to make on your farm. Read More
Crop ProtectionMost Fresh California Produce Has Little/No Detectable …
September 4, 2014
State Department of Pesticide Regulation finds that 95% of produce was in compliance. Read More
CitrusWhole Farm Revenue Protection Adds Up For Crop Insuranc…
September 4, 2014
New USDA program to provide coverage for all agricultural commodities. Read More
CitrusUniversity Of Florida’s Class Of 2018 Raises The Bar …
September 4, 2014
Arriving College Of Agriculture And Life Sciences students bring strong credentials and diversity. Read More
VegetablesHow To Be Successful Growing Ethnic Vegetables
September 3, 2014
As an East Coast researcher and grower explain, it is all about making connections. Read More
Farm ManagementStudy Shows ‘Megadrought’ On The Radar For …
September 2, 2014
Global warming trends fuel parched prediction from scientists. Read More