Climate Changing: No-Till for Soil Health?

Climate Changing: No-Till for Soil Health?

Like an intricate puzzle, soil health has so many different pieces it can be challenging to see what they are and how they fit together. One piece in rebuilding soil health is no-till farming. Also known as “direct seeding” in some circles, no-till farming involves keeping soil relatively undisturbed and protected with residue leftover from … Read more

Soil Solutions and Cover Crops

Soil Solutions and Cover Crops

Vulnerability, exposure and sensitivity may not be terms you expected to use when you got into farming. Yet, according to author-scientist-farmer Laura Lengnick, these terms are key to the new language of growing produce in our changing climate. There are multiple options available to determine your land’s vulnerabilities, exposures and sensitivities. Perhaps the easiest place … Read more

Thrips, Aphids and Spider Mites…Oh My!

Thrips, Aphids and Spider Mites

Greenhouse growers nationwide are well versed in thrips, aphids and spider mites. These three pests are the most persistent greenhouse pests across the country. Thrips, Aphids and Spider Mites “Mealybugs and scale, whiteflies and leafminers are also important,” said Frank A. Hale, Ph.D., professor of Horticultural Crops Entomology, Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of … Read more

River Fresh Farms Brings Year-Round Single-Source Supply of Produce

River Fresh Farms

River Fresh Farms has launched to bring produce customers a year-round supply of high-demand products, sourced from a global family of multi-generational farmers. The grower-shipper company provides sales, marketing, customized supply chain logistics and consolidated shipping for conventional and organic fruits and vegetables.  River Fresh Farms Read about: EPA Moves to Cancel the Insecticide Flubendiamide With over … Read more