Vegetables http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6031/more en Photos: International Spinach Conference, Yuma, Ariz. http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/photos-international-spinach-conference-yuma-ariz <div class="node-body gallery-body">Spinach specialists from around the world attend the International Spinach Conference in Yuma, Ariz.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/photos-international-spinach-conference-yuma-ariz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/photos-international-spinach-conference-yuma-ariz#comments Vegetables Mon, 06 Apr 2015 16:38:00 +0000 157421 at http://westernfarmpress.com Record 2014 for California processing tomato industry http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/record-2014-california-processing-tomato-industry <div class="node-body article-body">"This is great news for the California processing tomato industry," says Mike Montna.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/record-2014-california-processing-tomato-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/record-2014-california-processing-tomato-industry#comments Vegetables Drought Fruits Tomatoes Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:27:00 +0000 157321 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>2015 California Processing Tomato Growers Association leaders include from left: President Bruce Rominger (Rominger Farms); Vice-President Aaron Barcellos (A-Bar Ag Enterprises); and President-CEO Mike Montna.</p> California continues to lead as fresh market state http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/california-continues-lead-fresh-market-state <div class="field-byline"> Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The value of production for the non-citrus fruit crops totaled $16.2 billion in 2014, up 1 percent from 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/california-continues-lead-fresh-market-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/california-continues-lead-fresh-market-state#comments Vegetables Vegetables Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:37:00 +0000 156091 at http://westernfarmpress.com Arizona leafy greens group improves food safety training http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/arizona-leafy-greens-group-improves-food-safety-training <div class="field-deck"> Kit addresses environmental assessments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Food Safety Training Kit is a comprehensive training tool to address safe food handling practices in the field.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/arizona-leafy-greens-group-improves-food-safety-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/arizona-leafy-greens-group-improves-food-safety-training#comments Vegetables Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:36:00 +0000 155771 at http://westernfarmpress.com Agribiz: Gowan USA receives federal registration for Zing! fungicide http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/agribiz-gowan-usa-receives-federal-registration-zing-fungicide <div class="field-deck"> State registrations expected </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.agnewscenter.com/trk/process.cfm?track=3449&amp;tc=2&amp;codex=9789" target="_blank">Gowan USA</a> announces federal registration for Zing! fungicide use in potato, tomato, cucurbits, and onions. With federal registration achieved, state registrations should soon follow.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/agribiz-gowan-usa-receives-federal-registration-zing-fungicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/agribiz-gowan-usa-receives-federal-registration-zing-fungicide#comments Vegetables Fungicides Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:12:00 +0000 155531 at http://westernfarmpress.com Record 15 million ton processing tomato crop? http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/record-15-million-ton-processing-tomato-crop <div class="field-deck"> NASS survey results </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California processors pledge grower contracts for 15.0 million tons of processing tomatoes in 2015 which would be an all-time record if realized.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/record-15-million-ton-processing-tomato-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/record-15-million-ton-processing-tomato-crop#comments Vegetables Tomatoes Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:53:00 +0000 155451 at http://westernfarmpress.com Southwest Ag Summit-Spinach Conf. Feb. 24-26 in Yuma http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/southwest-ag-summit-spinach-conf-feb-24-26-yuma <div class="node-body article-body">The 2015 Yuma Ag Week will kick off with the academic Spinach Conference on Feb. 24-25, and will then roll into the Southwest Ag Summit, Feb. 25-26. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/southwest-ag-summit-spinach-conf-feb-24-26-yuma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/southwest-ag-summit-spinach-conf-feb-24-26-yuma#comments Vegetables Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:11:00 +0000 155291 at http://westernfarmpress.com The 2015 Southwest Ag Summit, Feb. 25-26 in Yuma, Ariz. will include a field demonstration showcasing some of the latest agricultural equipment and technology on the market. Lima bean researchers look for tolerance traits http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lima-bean-researchers-look-tolerance-traits <div class="node-body article-body">University of California researchers seek water-thrifty, bug-resistant lima bean</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lima-bean-researchers-look-tolerance-traits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lima-bean-researchers-look-tolerance-traits#comments Vegetables Dry Beans Wed, 07 Jan 2015 02:59:00 +0000 155171 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Lima beans being harvested in Central California.</p> LGMA-STOP video shifts food safety to next level http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lgma-stop-video-shifts-food-safety-next-level <div class="node-body article-body">A new video produced by the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement and the STOP Foodborne Illness organization is designed to educate agricultural workers on the front lines – including fields and processing facilities – on ways to further improve food safety.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lgma-stop-video-shifts-food-safety-next-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lgma-stop-video-shifts-food-safety-next-level#comments Vegetables Protection Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:45:00 +0000 154271 at http://westernfarmpress.com CDFA accepting 2015 specialty crop grant proposals http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/cdfa-accepting-2015-specialty-crop-grant-proposals <div class="node-body article-body">CDFA grant program designed to enhance the competitiveness of California specialty crops, including fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/cdfa-accepting-2015-specialty-crop-grant-proposals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/cdfa-accepting-2015-specialty-crop-grant-proposals#comments Vegetables Fruits Nuts Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:05:00 +0000 153781 at http://westernfarmpress.com