Syngenta Vegetable Trial Overview

June 25, 2015

Vegetable Trials Test Variety Adaptability In Containers

How do crossover varieties normally grown by fresh market farmers, and now available to home gardeners, perform in patio containers? Vegetable container trials at Syngenta Flowers show surprising results.

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GMO free USDA Organic pepper

June 22, 2015

Study: Many Consumers Unwilling To Waver On GMOs

According to a new University of Florida (UF) study, even when armed with new information, many people won’t change their minds about genetically modified foods.

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GMO-free labeling is just as important for the consumer as organically grown labeling, according to Leigh Ann Centeno of Parks Brothers Farm.

June 22, 2015

Parks Brothers Launches Peace Farm Organics Line Of Edibles

For the last 10 years, Parks Brothers Farm in Arkansas (No. 92 on Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 List in 2015) has been considering the possibilities for launching a line of organic vegetables and herbs, but it wasn’t until 2013 that the operation started to get serious about it.

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GMO free USDA Organic pepper

June 21, 2015

Non-GMO Label Helps Great Lakes Growers Stay Ahead Of The Curve

When Great Lakes Growers made the decision to become non-GMO certified earlier this year, it wasn’t for philosophical reasons, nor was it to make a higher profit. Rather, says Tim Ryan, co-partner at Great Lakes Growers along with John Bonner, it was completely consumer driven.

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Tomato 'Think Pink' (Sakata Vegetables)

May 18, 2015

3 Questions To Ask Before Purchasing A Digital Food Safety Recordkeeping System

If you're thinking about moving from a paper system to a digital system for food safety recordkeeping, asking yourself these three questions will help you decide what type of system you want and what is actually needed.

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Zucchini 'Brice' (Syngenta Vegetables)

April 14, 2015

18 New Vegetables For Easy Growing And Healthy Eating

Current breeding efforts have focused on vegetable varieties that cater to small space and urban gardening trends and offer consumers good performance with minimal efforts. As a result, new, easy care vegetable introductions packed with flavor and loaded with fruits have swept onto the market. Here are 18 of the newest vegetables already on the market or hitting the market in 2016.

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April 13, 2015

Keeping Your Greenhouse Vegetables And Fruits Safe: Overview Of Best Food Safety Practices

This is the first installment of a four-part series that will bring you up to speed on what it takes to fulfill food safety mandates for greenhouse production.

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April 10, 2015

5 Selection Principles For Vegetables That Sell

You gain a competitive edge when you select vegetable varieties that are right for your greenhouse and right for your customers. Here are five pieces of advice from breeders to help you stay ahead of the game.

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June 26, 2014

California Spring Trials: 10 New Edible Varieties To Consider For 2015 [Slideshow]

Breeders at California Spring Trials presented edibles in container gardens, urban gardens and mixed combos with ornamentals. New colors, sizes and flavors make these featured edibles a fresh tastebud experience. Here are 10 new varieties to pump up the flavor power.

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