MANCHESTER, NH – In mid-December, thousands of growers from across New England came together in downtown Manchester to learn and discuss what’s new in the fruit and vegetable industry.
by Courtney Llewellyn
Using temperature to maximize crop quality and profitability is a critical part of growing in greenhouses. It was also the topic discussed by John Erwin, Ph.D., of the Plant Science & Landscape Architecture Department with the
Recently the Department of Agriculture announced a $300 million Organic Transition Initiative designed to support the increased production of organic agriculture. The number of farmers transitioning to organic farming has dropped significantly in the past 15 years.
The AmericanHort Scholars program aims to set students in horticulture on a path to success by exposing them to the breadth of the industry, its opportunities and its leaders at the annual Cultivate convention. Each year, six students are
While many farmers are diligent in keeping up with proper maintenance of their farm equipment throughout their working season, care must be taken in equal measure during the colder off season.
Dr. John Buchanan, associate professor and Extension specialist