From the editors of Growing Magazine | April 10, 2012
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New Antonio Carraro US Distributor
MGH Equipment LLC became the exclusive distributor for Antonio Carraro Tractors and Parts for the United States and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. GGT Gestion Gabriel Thibault, Inc. is the distributor for the rest of Canada. Read More

Asparagus Harvest Comes Early in DE
Asparagus has come early in the Cape Region. Harvested three weeks ahead of schedule asparagus is hitting the shelves thanks to a warm spring. Read More

Growers Supply Hydroponic Workshop
Growers Supply, a division of FarmTek, will be holding a day-long hydroponics workshop on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at their state-of-the-art Technology Center. Featuring the research of Dr. Lynette Morgan, this event will focus on a variety of topics, including an introduction to hydroponics, proper hydroponic plant environment, NFT and salad crops, vine crops, production factors and more. Read More

WI Leads Nation's Cranberry Production
Four million, that's how many barrels of cranberries Wisconsin produced last year. "That would be about 75-80 semi loads full of cranberries," Owner of Elm Lake Cranberry, Mike Moss said. Read More

MI Asparagus Growers Face Labor Shortage
Unseasonably warm weather last month has many Oceana County farmers, particularly asparagus growers, concerned. As spears of asparagus begin to pop out of the ground almost a month ahead of schedule, many growers are finding themselves understaffed as most migrant workers have yet to return to the area. Read More

TN Ag Enhancement Program Applications
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has released the 2012 application for the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program. Applications must be postmarked or hand delivered June 1st - 7th. Read More

New Products at United Fresh 2012
Products will be on display at United Fresh 2012 where they will be judged by United Fresh, AMI and FMI attendees. Winners will be determined by total votes received as of 5:00 pm Wednesday, May 2 and will be announced Thursday, May 3 at 10:00 am. Read More

Global Food Security Seminar Held
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) hosted a Fulbright Foreign Student Enrichment Seminar on global food security for more than 65 Fulbright foreign students from over 35 developing countries. Read More

 

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