Tag: growers

Vegetables

Crop Focus: Successful Squash – 2021 Guide

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Growers looking for a crop to round out their roadside market offerings or sell to commercial buyers should look at summer and winter squash as possible …

OrganicVegetables

Organic Broccoli – 2021 Growing Guide

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Many progressive produce growers are jumping at the chance to grow different crops that will earn them more profit and help feed the world. North Carolina …

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A Wide-Open Field for Growers

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Chestnuts not just for holidays anymore. When Americans think of chestnuts, it is usually in connection with the Christmas song Nat King Cole made famous. However, …

EducationVegetables

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 …

Education

How the USDA’s GAP-GHP Program Affects Growers

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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, …

Education

What Growers Can Do About Dying Bees

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“Neonics are our friends.” Those were the words last fall of the man who built the largest commercial pollination business in the Northwest. He was the …