National Agricultural Genotyping Center Announces New Tools in Corn Disease Identification: This Week’s Industry News

Corn Disease

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. – Corn Disease National Agricultural Genotyping Center Announces New Tools in Corn Disease Identification Identifying corn diseases and pursuing the best management plan available just got easier, faster and … Read more

6 Products for Enabling Environmental Control

Enabling Environmental Control

We recently reviewed some indoor growing tools of the trade and how they help control your growing environment. Let’s dive deeper into the field of environmental control. – Enabling Environmental Control   1. Laser (infrared) thermometers   Incorporating a laser thermometer into your toolkit is recommended, as it will provide a multitude of data. It can … Read more

How Hard Cider Production Blooms at Old Stone Cider

Cider Production

Hard cider promises to be another direct-to-consumer business, joining farm wineries and in-town craft breweries in serving upscale clientele. Old Stone Cider, produced by the Gruber family at Old Stone Farm, Landenberg, Pennsylvania, is on the cutting edge of the market. In many ways, however, hard cider is an old-fashioned drink. Colonists brought the seeds … Read more

Volm Companies and Wyma Solutions Announce Partnership, Dramm Expands Forum: This Week’s Industry News

Industry News

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. Volm Companies and Wyma Solutions Announce North American Strategic Partnership Volm Companies announced a formal strategic partnership with Wyma Solutions. The partnership will allow Volm Companies and Wyma … Read more

How the USDA’s GAP-GHP Program Affects Growers

USDA’s GAP-GHP Program

Though it took Kim Butz just under six months to assemble a harmonized U.S. Department of Agriculture GAP food safety plan for her employer, once finished, it cost Red Earth CSA of Kempton, Pennsylvania, more than $30,000 in facility improvement costs to achieve compliance. – USDA’s GAP-GHP Program The harmonized plan is the tougher of the … Read more