Management of honey bees and bumble bees can contribute to optimal fruit set and better yield.
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.
USDA National Organic Program responds to American Vegetable Grower’s October 2019 cover story on import fraud in the U.S. organics market.
Frog Song Organics in Central Florida aims for sustainability by focusing on human, environmental, and economic resources.
How little can you irrigate without risking a lower yield — even water-hungry crops like celery?
North Carolina State University researchers explored the costs and potential revenue that you could potentially generate from selling unharvested produce. Here’s what they found.
Lisa Johnson, the North Carolina State University researcher who found you may have more leftover crop after harvest than you think, chats with American Vegetable Grower Editor Carol Miller.
USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service offers financial and technical assistance for growers interested in adding protected agriculture to their operation.
Using plant growth regulator products can help spread out harvest times and minimize preharvest drop during a very busy fall.
2019 Citrus Achievement Award winner Bob Behr says growing trees under cover is one innovative way to help preserve the Sunshine State’s signature crop.
Plant science is helping power dreams to produce artisan vodka made with ingredients grown and harvested on forbidden land.
Besides labor-saving advantages, interested growers will have choices ranging from the traditional purchase option to something closer to an Uber model.
From drones, to robotic fruit pickers, and beyond, the number of firms offering produce growers new in-the-field tools continues to take off.
North Carolina State University studied how much crop you leave behind after harvest — and if it can make a profit. Here’s how to know if it’s worth one more harvest.
Specialty crop growers can use these flying cameras to more efficiently scout and evaluate their operations.
There are several ways mechanical harvesting can injure your crop. Follow these tips to help protect your investment.
Grower John Paul looks to subsurface irrigation to provide benefits in new South Florida planting.