Category: Vegetables

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Successful Generational Farming

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Sakuma Brothers specializes in excellence The H_agen-Dazs philosophy is to find the purestand finest ingredients and to craft them into thebest ice cream, sorbet and frozen …

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Preserving the past for the future

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A look at the Roughwood Seed Collection Of his own efforts in this first time, hands-on heirloom gardening workshop at Roughwood, his c. 1805 National Register …

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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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Produce Presentation Starts with Packaging

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When it comes to looking good, packaging is the vehicle of presentation. This is especially true when it comes to selling fruit, vegetables and berries. No …

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Sweet Corn Around The World

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Illinois’ Mirai sweet corn goes beyond its borders Whether it’s sweet corn from Twin Garden Farms’ on-farm market, from one of about 70 area farmers’ markets …

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The Importance of Spraying Fruit Trees

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The growing season has kicked into high gear, and orchardists are monitoring their pest and disease situations closely, continuing to scout orchards and to utilize cultivation …

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Keeping Farmstand Customers Safe

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Whether a produce farmer is selling fresh fruits and vegetables at a city market, at a roadside stand or creating meals in a farmstand kitchen, there’s …

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Fun In The Sun

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Preventing overexposure and sunburn Late last year, Time magazine released its annual list of top inventions. You may not need the number one pick, a retail …

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Keller’s Farmstand Grows in Chicagoland

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Although Illinois is best known for its vast corn and soybean fields, Keller’s Farmstand (http://www.kellersfarmstand.com), Oswego, Illinois, owned by Frank Keller IV, has brought the Keller …

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HIGH TUNNELS HELP SOUTHERN GROWERS

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As high tunnels are used more and more by growers and the optimal growing techniques are developed and tested by scientists, it becomes easier for potential …

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Weeds in Squash

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Growing robust squash not only provides a bountiful harvest but helps grow a large enough canopy to overshadow pesky weeds. Jonathan Schultheis, a North Carolina State …

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Weeds in Carrots

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Weeds in a carrot crop can quickly overtake the crop. If not controlled, these weeds can compete with nutrients, light and water, said Greg MacDonald, an …

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Insect-Infested Carrots

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Carrots — we’ve all heard that they’re good for our vision, and simply healthy for us all. And television’s animated Bugs Bunny did an even greater …

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Potato Power

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This month, for our crop focus, we decided to give attention to one of the our planet’s top vegetables: potatoes. Of course, in this issue, we’ll …