Protected ag structures can shield peaches and nectarines from harmful environmental conditions. Scientists are adding up what that means for profitability.
American Vegetable Grower’s 2019 Grower Achievement Award winner frankly addressed several hundred fellow growers, retailers, and government representatives about how urgently the industry needs reliable labor.
False claims threaten to weaken the premium prices organic produce commands. Experts share what it’s going to take to protect the USDA Certified organic brand.
Growers might be hurting retail sales in their quest for the next ‘Honeycrisp.’ And now come the footsteps of the 800-pound gorilla, ‘Cosmic Crisp.’
Finally, some good news for American producers of specialty crops such as nuts, berries, sweet corn, and broccoli from the front lines of the tariff war.
Find out how many new trees will be going in the ground to help rebuild groves in the face of citrus greening.
Growing Innovations is an event that shares fresh ideas, new technology, and creative approaches being put to work by specialty crop growers just like you.
Like other growers, J&D Produce thinks flavor and nutrition matter. But how it ensures its crops are packed with both is definitely unusual.
A recent swing through one of the top emerging markets for hemp and legal cannabis growers hammered home why the industry needs safeguards in place.
Export volumes fell 27% in 2018! Learn what industry experts are expecting for 2019.
Web-based analytics use machine learning to better predict pistachio crop forecasts.
A trip to a ginseng farm brings a greater appreciation for tree fruit production.
The renowned Colorado vegetable grower tells American Vegetable Grower Editor Carol Miller how he and his peers have grabbed the attention of politicians.
Many parts around the world have been scorching the last few months. NOAA has record-setting data to prove it.
Washington State researchers grow disease bacteria in the lab for the first time. Find out how.
Worried about threats to your farm data from computer hackers? Here are four factors to think about to ensure your data stays safe and in your possession.
There are plenty of benefits to covered production, including season extension, minimizing fruit rot, and boosting fruit quality.