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Scientists trace citrus to Asia; knowledge could aid breeding

06/10/2014 12:52:45 PM

A group of international researchers led by University of Florida's Fred Gmitter has traced the orange... Read more.


Grower works to breed a better organic sweet corn

06/05/2014 10:34:36 AM

A southern Oregon organic sweet corn producer has received a grant to help with developing sweeter... Watch Video.


Web seminar focuses on tomato powdery mildew

06/03/2014 9:39:36 PM

Although powdery mildew may not be the most devastating of tomatoes diseases, it nonetheless can affect... Read more.



El Níno expected to return; drought zones likely to expand

06/03/2014 9:20:48 PM

The meteorologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture says it is “extremely likely” the El... Watch Video.


The Packer to launch West Coast expo next May

06/02/2014 7:47:52 AM

LENEXA, Kan. — Business should be a pleasure next May in Palm Springs, Calif., as The Packer... Watch Video.


Drought continues to plague New Mexico onion growers

05/28/2014 5:19:05 PM

Drought conditions, ranging from moderate to severe, continued to dominate New Mexico’s landscape and heightened... Read more.


Labor a concern as New Mexico onion deal approaches

05/28/2014 5:19:29 PM

New Mexico onion growers have wrestled with labor issues for years; a handful of growers even tried... Read more.



Project seeks to improve farmers market food safety

05/28/2014 12:23:50 PM

Researchers hope to enlist smartphones, tablets and the Web to help farmers market vendors and managers... Read more.


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