Friday, March 06, 2015

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PSI: The case of the sucking pest

By Raymond Cloyd

Aphids can suck away your profits with their nefarious appetite for greenhouse-grown vegetables. More

A big year for tomatoes

By Produce Grower Staff

Our guide to the latest tomato trends, varieties and production tips. More

Cycling for salads

By Produce Grower Staff

Forty cyclists of all ages and backgrounds teamed up for a 4-day, 275-mile bike journey dubbed Tour de Fresh to raise money for salad bars at schools. More

Paint the whole picture

By Leslie Finical Halleck

Fully communicate the benefits and value of your product with creative marketing. More

Taking the temperature

By Produce Grower Staff

Recent research may change the way growers and distribution centers ship fresh produce. 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

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces bioenergy funding

Up to $8.7 million will be made available for bioenergy research and education efforts. More

Report says food waste is becoming serious economic and environmental issue

60 million metric tons of food is wasted per year in U.S. More

USDA and NIFA announce $160 million for agriculture production projects

The program is funding research into plant health and production, systems and technology, among other issues. More

GGS Structures President Leigh Coulter wins award for international trade

Coulter was presented with the award from the Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards group. More

Hanbit Enterprises, Inc. dba Jack and the Beanstalk recalls Soybean Sprouts

Sprouts up to best used date Feb. 19, 2015 have potential Listeria contamination. More

USDA announces funding for renewable energy projects

Grants or loans are available for wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, and other types of renewable energy projects. More

Fallen tree damages greenhouse in Manchester, N.C.

The situation could get worse as Arctic temps approach. 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