Joe Aiello of Uesugi Farms Receives Award, Gastec Detector Tube System: This Week’s Industry News

Uesugi Farms

Want to keep up with the latest news for growers? Check back every Thursday for a quick recap of recent happenings in the fruit and vegetable industry. Uesugi Farms Joe Aiello of Uesugi Farms to Receive Leadership Excellence Award Joe Aiello of Uesugi Farms has received the 2016 Morgan Hill Leadership Excellence Award. This award recognizes … Read more

Keeping Up to Date on Federal and State Safety Requirements

State Safety Requirements

With a patchwork of federal and state regulations on the books and new ones emerging all the time, government agencies and employer groups are working to keep farmworkers and farmers up to date on safety technology and requirements. State Safety Requirements Read about: Keep Greenhouse Crops Cool in the Summer “We have new rules on a semi-regular … Read more

Company Acquisition, New GrowSpan Greenhouse Structures Website: This Week’s Industry News

GrowSpan Greenhouse

Want to keep up with the latest news for growers? Check back every Thursday for a quick recap of recent happenings in the fruit and vegetable industry. GrowSpan Greenhouse Evoqua and Its Neptune Benson Business Acquire VAF Filtration Systems Evoqua Water Technologies and its recently acquired Neptune Benson business announced the acquisition of VAF Filtration Systems. The … Read more

Rooftop Farming: An Alternative Growing System

Rooftop farming

Cities are known for their distinctive skylines, high-rise buildings and dense populations, not for production agriculture. Many of the United States’ largest cities lack acres of lush, fertile farmland. The land that is available rents or sells for premium prices. Rooftop farming Read about: Keep Greenhouse Crops Cool in the Summer Challenges aside, urban residents crave fresh … Read more

Water Challenges: Adapting For Too Much or Not Enough

Water Challenges

On a mountainside in Downeast Maine, Gail VanWart and her husband turned their 150-year-old wild blueberry farm into a native pollinator sanctuary. The move, a creative attempt to save the blueberry crop, was a response to several years of intense springtime rainfall that was preventing imported honeybees from pollinating the plants. In Hammonton, New Jersey, … Read more