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Stretch Out the Season

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Most growers don’t grow in a climate that allows year-round field production of crops. With cold temperatures limiting the season at both ends, growers have adopted …

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Don’t Call it a Comeback – It’s been here for years

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Organic. It’s a word that’s thrown around quite a bit. Not just in this industry, but all over. The term itself signifies “healthy,” “environmentally friendly” and …

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Only on GrowingMagazine.com: Blue Mountain Vineyards

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Businessman finds new life as a grape grower In his early 40s, Joe Greff sold off a successful multiple-office insurance business in Pennsylvania. Yet, his youthful …

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Resisting Rot: Ways to Prevent Anthracnose

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Imagine two strawberry growers with side-by-side booths at a local farmers market. One has plump, vibrant red strawberries stacked on top of a bushel basket. The …

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Use of Silicon for Healthier Greenhouse Plants

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Raising resilient, high-quality marketable greenhouse crops requires the right mix of nutrients. The variety of commercially available fertilizers allows producers to provide a proper balanced level …

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New England Growers Express Pros/Cons of Running a Farmstand

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On an otherwise quiet highway in South Deerfield, Massachusetts, a newly constructed post and beam farm store fronting 95 acres of farmland stands like an oasis. …

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Protect Your Fruit From Birds

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How to prevent your feathered friendsfrom eating your profits Whoever said there was no such thing as a free lunch hasn’t seen a flock of birds …

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3 Easy Financial Tips That Will Help Your Farm

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Anyone one who says farming life is simple has obviously never worked on a farm. There’s a lot going on behind the scenes, making your agri-business …

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Getting into the Greenhouse

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As you may have noticed on our cover this year, there’s a little banner at the right-hand corner of the page. It’s a symbol of our …

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Setting the Standard

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As an educator with the Farmworkers Health and Safety department at North Carolina State University’s (NCSU) Cooperative Extension-Wayne County, Luis Cruz is inspired by his agricultural …