It’s Springtime in Specialty Crop Automation

Just like the early computer era, today’s precision agriculture for specialty crops offers surprising and creative solutions to common field issues.

Jackson Farming Company Wins the 2018 Grower Achievement Award!

First generation growers Brent and Debbie Jackson and their son Rodney Jackson demonstrate what can accomplish when you’re willing to aim for long-term success.

How Are This Year’s Wildfires Impacting Specialty Crops?

The U.S. has seen record-breaking fires that blanketed smoke over some of the largest produce growing regions.

Campbell to Sell Bolthouse Farms and Garden Fresh Gourmet

In the midst of an internal battle for its future, Campbell is selling its Campbell Fresh division, which include Bolthouse Farms and Garden Fresh.

Check Out the Latest Broccoli Varieties

Compare these varieites’ disease resistances, regions, and other features to find the right one for you.

Healthy Soil Can Suppress Plant Pests, to a Point

The catch? There’s no univseral definition of “healthy soil.”

New York Pays to Keep Food Stamps at U.S. Farmers’ Markets

A month ago, about 2,000 farmers markets were poised to lose wireless swiping of food stamp cards when the provider’s contract ended. New York is footing the bill for the entire U.S. to extend the contract until the end of the year.

Field Scouting Guide: Purple Nutsedge

What you need to know to identify and manage this weed.

17 Pepper Varieties You’ll Want to Grow

Compare these varieties’ disease resistances, regions, and other features to find the right one for you.

Tainted McDonald’s Lettuce Traced to Fresh Express

The multistate outbreak of the Cyclosporiasis parasite adds to public anxiety around romaine lettuce, which was at the center of other foodborne illnesses recently.

A Beginning Greenhouse Grower? Avoid Beginner Mistakes

Learn the basics of hydroponics, and you’ll avoid costly errors.

Sakata Sells Its Onion Breeding Program

The South African agribusiness Zaad Holdings Limited will give Sakata first right of refusual on new onion varieties.

A Radical Way for Growers to Make a Profit [Opinion]

If growers want better prices for their produce, they must work together to demand them.

In a Tough Fight, Growers Push for Better Fruit and Vegetable Prices

As labor and shipping costs go up, Australian fruit and vegetable growers band together to demand better prices from major grocery store chains.

Be Smart When You Modify Agriculture Equipment

Adapting tools to meet your needs? Here’s what you need to know.

10 Farm Labor Scandals Making News in 2018

Growers embroiled in work-related troubles have made the news far too often. Here are several examples, all with recent datelines.

Farmers’ Markets Poised to Lose Food Stamp Customers

Thousands of farmers’ markets currently accepting food stamps may not be able to do so starting July 31.

Helpful Tips on Scouting Potato Fields for Insect Pests

You’ll have more success protecting your crops if you understand the main threats for your region.

Want to Build Your Farm Brand? Plot How You Can Get TV Exposure

Recent television shows spurred my wife and me to pack our bags and plan a vacation around farm visits.

Field Scouting Guide: Fusarium Wilt on Tomato

What you need to know to identify and manage this disease.

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