Read about how Go Green Agriculture Inc. took its business from the classroom to commercial reality in one of four articles on how growers are appealing to the growing interest in edibles.
Interest and response to Peace Tree Farm’s annuals and foliage plants continues to increase, but herb and vegetable starter plants is where the company makes its money. Read about it in one of four articles on how growers are appealing to the growing interest in edibles.
Grants brought opportunities for High Meadows Farm to start growing raspberries and tomatoes. Read about it in one of four articles on how growers are appealing to the growing interest in edibles.
Read about Altman Plants’ venture into greenhouse vegetable production in one of four articles on how growers are appealing to the growing interest in edibles.
It takes vigilance and frequent testing to keep plants at optimum fertility levels.
A retractable roof greenhouse enables Lucas Greenhouses to start and finish part of its spring crop earlier and provides a superior production environment into the fall.
Growers are taking advantage of the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative to extend the production season for a variety of crops.
Two growers explain the benefits their businesses are finding from sustainable certification, not only in environmental aspects, but also in better financial margins and improved business management.
Both Lean Flow and MPS sustainability certification raise D.S. Cole Growers in New Hampshire to a level of being more professional, with tighter margins and better employee processes, says Doug Cole, the company’s owner and president.
Growers of short-term vegetable or ornamental crops should have an easier time switching from conventional mineral fertilizers to organic fertilizers.