APHIS seeks comment on Simplot request to deregulate Z6 potato

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is inviting public comment on a request from J.R. Simplot Co. (Simplot) to extend deregulation to a pot... more »

Southeast Asian farmers devastated by cononavirus closures

With sales down dramatically?at Asian markets and restaurants, crops on southeast Asian farms have been left to wither away?in the fields, reported Donald Promnitz in?The Business Journal.“... more »

FreshEd Academy launched by PMA to address produce safety

The Produce Marketing Association has launched its eLearning certificate course Essentials of Produce Safety, an entirely online, affordable and in-depth program covering the key challenges and best p... more »

Low-moisture food safety study gets MSU researcher $9.8M

Low-moisture foods, like cereals and flour, dried fruit and nuts, have been recalled repeatedly in the last few years, posing health risks to consumers and economic threats to businesses.Bradley M... more »

Georgia vegetable growers should prepare now for harvesting

As we approach the harvest season for watermelon, bell pepper, tomato, yellow squash, zucchini, cucumber, sweet corn and other crops, Georgia vegetable growers can move ahead and prepare seasonal work... more »

Contracts for some vendors in USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program extended

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced June 17 the U.S. Department of Agriculture will extend the contracts of select vendors from the first round of the Farmers to Families Food Box Pro... more »

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Get one year of Vegetable Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Interested in reading the print edition of Vegetable Growers News?

Subscribe Today »


Be sure to check out our sister sites:
produceprocessingsm
website development by deyo designs