Monday, May 25, 2015

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White House releases National Pollinator Strategy

Horticulture industry groups are generally supportive of the strategy, with a few reservations. More

Reference the rules

By Produce Grower Staff

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is important for growers to understand to stay compliant. Use these resources to ensure you're up to date on changes in the legislation. More

Making green with microgreens

By Neil Moran

Lettuce is a valuable crop in the U.S., and more growers are turning to hydroponic ways of producing it. Here are some consumer preferences and potential challenges to growing these leafy veggies. More

The grass is greener

By Kate Spirgen

A healthier housing market is good news for the green industry. More

Superfoods power up

By Leslie Finical Halleck

2015 promises to be a blockbuster year for this bevy of superfoods. More

Product Spotlight

Hydro-Gro Leafy

CropKing introduces Hydro-Gro Leafy Fertilizer for the commercial and hobby hydroponic grower seeking a complete and cost-effective hydroponic... More

Latest News

Scientists announce new way to increase crop yield

A team from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory discovered a set of gene variations that can boost fruit production in the tomato plant by as much as 100 percent. More

NRCS investing $21 million in drought solutions

These investments will focus financial and technical assistance in the most severely drought-stricken areas. More

Hortica and Sentry Insurance sign affiliation agreement

The green industry insurance company will become part of the Sentry group, but will maintain its name and brand. More

90-second video aims to bring 'hope to healthy soil'

The YouTube ad by USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service points to promising global solutions under foot. More

U.S. and Honduras sign agricultural trade agreement

The deal will support development and trade in the Central American nation. More

House passes bill to stop EPA water rule

The bill would require EPA to withdraw its proposed rule redefining which bodies of water are subject to regulation. More

Philips Horticulture LED Solutions continues North American expansion

The company recently announced the hiring of two additional staff members. More

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Gutter system for strawberry production

Mark Kroggel, University of Arizona, discusses the components of a gutter system for strawberry production. More