Following Secretary Perdue’s poorly stated comment about small farms having little future, Technology Editor Matthew J. Grassi finds much to inspire him among the growers and farmers he has met.
Take a virtual tour with us around the Empire State to see the latest and greatest in vegetable varieties.
If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of a FDA inspector calling at the farm gate, there’s still time to get all your ducks in a row.
How well you control free-roaming animals can make the difference between food safety and food disaster. We asked an expert for advice.
From drones, to robotic fruit pickers, and beyond, the number of firms offering produce growers new in-the-field tools continues to take off.
Specialty crop growers can use these flying cameras to more efficiently scout and evaluate their operations.
Drones have long held promise in the row crop world, but specialty crop growers can use the flying cameras to scout and evaluate their operations, too.
A dramatic shift is occurring in the shipping and delivery of goods, and the fresh produce industry is just one of several markets that will be transformed.
The New York State Assembly voted in an amended version of the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act, which requires farm owners to pay workers overtime wages and grants farm workers the right to unionize and collectively bargain with management.
Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY) is a lightning rod persona, with as many detractors as supporters. That position in […]
Find out who the major players are and what they are working on to get a good idea of where the market is headed in the future.
Paul Baker, a fruit and vegetable grower as well as the Director of New York’s fruit association, raises the alarm on the unintended long-term consequences of the potential law.