Controlling Weeds in Pumpkins

Controlling Weeds in Pumpkins

The last thing pumpkin growers want to do is allow weeds and grasses to rob nutrients from their fruit or prevent fresh rainwater or irrigated water from reaching the plants. They don’t want weeds and grasses to compete for pumpkin plant growth or reduce yield. However, if they don’t control four important weed and grass … Read more

Uesugi Farms Expands Retail Line, Brett Rieck Joins PBI-Gordon: 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 Brett Rieck Joins PBI-Gordon PBI-Gordon Corporation announced that Brett Rieck has joined its sales team as Eastern Regional Manager. Rieck will be responsible for supervising the company’s eight … Read more

Editor’s Note: Big Ag Gets Bigger

Editor’s Note: Big Ag Gets Bigger

I’m sure you’ve heard about the potential acquisition of ag giant Monsanto by Germany’s Bayer AG and the lingering effects it could have in this industry. At first glance, it appears the ag bigs are getting bigger. Along with the merger of DuPont and Dow, plus the proposed teaming of ChemChina and Syngenta, this consolidation … Read more

NIFA Announces Availability of $17.7 Million to Educate Farmers, Growers Supply Introduces New System: This Week’s Industry News

Educate Farmers

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. NIFA Announces Availability of $17.7 Million to Train, Educate Next Generation of Farmers The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the … Read more

Growers Supply Announces Speaker for CEA Workshop, EPA Solicits Proposals: This Week’s Industry News

Growers Supply

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. Growers Supply Growers Supply Announces New Guest Speaker for October CEA Workshop Growers Supply announced “The Buglady”, Suzanne Wainwright-Evans, will be a guest speaker at the company’s October 12-14 … Read more