April 11, 2014

Eight Standout Vegetables From Spring Trials [Slideshow]

Reflecting the consumers' passion for growing food, a number of breeders introduced attractive and flavorful vegetable varieties. Here are a few of my favorites.

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April 10, 2014

Syngenta Opens Application Period For Grow More Vegetables Seed Grant Program

The Syngenta Grow More Vegetables Seed Grant Program supports schools and community organizations interested in establishing or enhancing garden programs. Applications are now being accepted for 2014.

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April 10, 2014

Managing Organic Food Waste In Your Business

The single largest component of the nation’s waste stream by weight is food waste. Here is what you need to consider before implementing a food waste collection system at your business.

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April 10, 2014

Vegetalis Is Working To Make Growing Vegetables Easy For Consumers

For the past four years, Vegetalis has presented container vegetable crops at Spring Trials, and while growers and retailers have been excited about Vegetalis’ offerings, there haven’t been enough sales. So this year, the company is working on a few new marketing concepts to bring Vegetalis’ considerable number of container veggies to retailers nationwide.

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April 9, 2014

Syngenta Displays Vegetables The Way Consumers Want To Use Them

Veggies were a big feature of the tour at Syngenta Flowers’ California Spring Trials stop, where Greenhouse Grower editors visited Monday. Jeanine Bogard, Syngenta’s business product manager, highlighted four types of veggie gardens that demonstrate how today’s consumers will likely use vegetables.

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April 1, 2014

The Circle Fresh Institute Wants To Train The Next Generation Of Growers

The newly established non-profit Circle Fresh Institute will offer anyone the opportunity to learn commercial organic production practices.

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April 1, 2014

Circle Fresh Farms Aims To Deliver Local Produce To Consumers Nationwide

In the last three years, Circle Fresh Farms has built its growing network to 20 acres of greenhouse space, serving up local, organic, hydroponic vegetables to high-end grocers like Whole Foods and upscale restaurants in Colorado. Circle Fresh Farms is well on its way toward fulfilling an ambitious expansion plan, to supply local markets in cities nationwide.

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March 31, 2014

Syngenta Awards Three Grow More Vegetables Seed Grants

Syngenta selected three recipients from more than 200 entries for the inaugural year of its Syngenta Grow More Vegetables seed grant program. The program assists recipients in establishing gardens and promoting benefits of vegetable production and consumption to local communities.

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Powdery mildew on rosemary. Photo credit: SHS Griffin

March 27, 2014

Powdery Mildew On Edibles: Identification And Control

Learn about which vegetable and herb crops are susceptible to powdery mildew and how to prevent and control it.

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Peter Konjoian

March 27, 2014

Rethink What It Means To Be A Greenhouse Grower, Konjoian Says

Konjoian’s Greenhouse has come full circle, from growing vegetables in its early years, to growing flowers and back again. Here’s why its owners think food is the future for this operation.

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March 27, 2014

8 Vegetables You Should Try

Packed with old-fashioned flavor and modern productivity, your customers are sure to fall for these new veggies.

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March 27, 2014

Fresh Vegetables Create Fresh Markets

The popularity of fresh vegetables for the garden and table continues to rise, along with the possibilities for growers to get in on the trend.

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