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High Mowing Organic Seeds’ Spring Social
Join High Mowing Organic Seeds for the fifth annual HMS Spring Social on Saturday, March 16. Participate in educational workshops for farmers and gardeners, tour the HMS warehouse and hoop house, enjoy the potluck dinner, swap seeds and network with fellow growers. Sessions start at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Read More

New England Grows Draws Thousands to Boston
In February 2013, New England Grows gathered commercial horticulture professionals for a two-day industry-wide celebration in Boston, Mass. More than 11,000 guests experienced the event and thousands participated in cutting-edge educational sessions. Read More

INCOTEC Reorganization to Facilitate Growth
INCOTEC, Inc., a worldwide leader in coatings and seed technology, announced the promotion of David A. Pickenpaugh to chief operating officer, INCOTEC North America. Pickenpaugh will continue management of INCOTEC North America, along with new business development. Read More

Earth & Turf to Assist Metallo Tools
Earth & Turf Products, LLC announced that it has agreed to assist Metallo Tools of Wieringerwerf in the Netherlands with the introduction of its premium range of products in the U.S. The Metallo range consists of a complete package of cutting and pruning tools for the professional user. Read More

Retailers Partner with United Fresh
United Fresh and the California Grocers Association Education Foundation are proud to present a webinar outlining the potential impact of the proposed Produce Safety Rule on retailers’ procurement and store operations, as well as fresh produce suppliers. Dr. David Gombas and Jeff Oberman will lead the webinar. Read More

NNYADP Research Helping Vegetable Growers
The total farm gate value for vegetables grown in New York’s six northernmost counties exceeds $11 million annually. To help fresh-market vegetable growers, the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program funded research and educational outreach on improving soil fertility. Read More

Citrus Industry Gets Psyllid-Eating Wasp
The California citrus industry learned that the latest weapon in the fight against citrus greening would be an insect that will attack the psyllid that spreads the disease. State and federal officials are working on programs to breed Tamarixia radiata, a tiny parasitic wasp native to Pakistan. Read More

PTI to Offer Comments on Product Tracing Report
The Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI), designed to help the produce industry maximize the effectiveness of current traceback procedures, is developing a response to the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) 10 recommendations, released by the FDA. Read More

Peanut Rx Aids Disease-Related Decisions
Everyone can agree there’s a difference between any two peanut fields—five years behind peanuts is different from continuous peanuts. So why not treat them differently? That’s the premise behind Peanut Rx—a risk index that helps Southeastern growers make smarter disease management decisions. Read More

Largest Urban Greenhouse Opens in Cleveland
The Green City Growers Cooperative is a 3.25-acre greenhouse that officially opened in Cleveland, Ohio, in February. Size matters at the hydroponic, high-tech greenhouse, which aims to produce 3 million heads of lettuce and 300,000 pounds of herbs annually for vendors within a 50-mile radius. Read More

MANTS Means Business Again in 2013
MANTS 2013, held January 9-11, kicked off the green industry trade show season and its 43rd consecutive year with hordes of buyers, shoppers, information gatherers and end users all coming together for one purpose: business. Read More

Georgia Boot Partners with Bobcat
Georgia Boot is partnering with Bobcat Co. to give away two UTVs in the annual "Walk in Our Boots" sweepstakes. Beginning in March and running through September, one Georgia Boot consumer and one sales associate at a Georgia Boot retail partner will have the chance to win a 2013 Bobcat utility vehicle. Read More


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