3 Tomato Insects to Watch Out For

Tomato Insects

If insects were our friends, they’d still be our enemies – if they prey on our fresh tomatoes. To keep those tomatoes juicy and ripe on the vines, growers must identify and control three important pests – the tomato fruitworm, stink bug and leaf-footed bug – that can cause a tremendous amount of damage. Tomato Insects … Read more

Stake Your Tomato and Pepper Plants for Maximum Yields

Tomato and Pepper Plants

Peppers and tomatoes are major crops in many vegetable production areas, and growers are always seeking ways to maximize both yield and quality. One method of increasing both fruit quantity (number and size) and fruit quality is by the use of black plastic mulch in combination with trickle irrigation. Research has shown that, in addition … Read more