Friday, December 19, 2014

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Happy holidays from Produce Grower magazine

Wishing you and your loved ones a happy and safe holiday season. More

USDA expands protection for certain specialty crops

Vegetables, fruits, ornamental nursery and floriculture products will now have expanded protection from the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program. More

Research to study how plants recognize friend and foe

The University of New Hampshire has received a grant from the USDA to study how plants communicate. More

Why Americans eat more berries

Berry consumption in the United States has increased nearly 400 percent since 2000. Find out why here. More

A house of their own

By Karen Varga

Veggies and other edibles were in such high demand, this retailer built them their own place at the store. More

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Chief Economist departs USDA

Joseph Glauber departed the USDA on December 11. More

Vietnam to ban Australian fruits in 2015

Concerns over fruit flies could lead the Asian nation to ban Australian imports next year. More

Illumitex partners with Sunwave

Sunwave is an energy management firm serving residential, commercial and industrial clients in the United States and Canada. More

All-America Selections names 'Butterscotch' winner

The new butternut variety was developed by Johnny's Selected Seeds. More

SuperNaturals Grafted Vegetables releasing Ketchup 'n' Fries

The tomato stem grafted onto potato roots will allow growers to harvest both tomatoes and potatoes from the plant. More

Russia suspicious of Switzerland's produce, wants to increase Syrian imports

The nation is still looking for ways to supplement its produce imports after banning European Union fruits and vegetables. More

Citrus quarantine expands in Arizona

Two areas in the state are now quarantined because of the presence of Asian Citrus Psyllid. More

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Gutter system for strawberry production

Mark Kroggel, University of Arizona, discusses the components of a gutter system for strawberry production. More