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Growers Share Challenges Of Ag Industry At Farm City
Global overview: the tomato market
Tomato prices move skywards in north Karnataka after rain ruins crop | Hubballi News – Times of India
“Domestically grown produce has become a necessity”
Increased competition from importers forces Russian growers to lower tomato prices
NRGene Signs a Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Top Seeds International, a Subsidiary of the Japanese Corporation Mitsui & Co., Ltd. – Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Japanese harvesting robot wants to learn from Dutch snack tomato grower
Finnish tomato grower chooses UK LEDs in new greenhouse
Kenyan scientist warns for impact ToBRFV on African growers
“Our goal is not only more production, but also to provide an excellent quality product”
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Growers Share Challenges Of Ag Industry At Farm City Global overview: the tomato market Tomato prices move skywards in north Karnataka after rain ruins crop | Hubballi News – Times of India “Domestically grown produce has become a necessity” Increased competition from importers forces Russian growers to lower tomato prices NRGene Signs a Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Top Seeds International, a Subsidiary of the Japanese Corporation Mitsui & Co., Ltd. – Bluefield Daily Telegraph Japanese harvesting robot wants to learn from Dutch snack tomato grower Finnish tomato grower chooses UK LEDs in new greenhouse Kenyan scientist warns for impact ToBRFV on African growers “Our goal is not only more production, but also to provide an excellent quality product”
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Growers Share Challenges Of Ag Industry At Farm City

Panelists Stephen Basore of TKM Bengard Farms, Alleigh Reitz with the Everglades Equipment Group and Paul Allen of R.C. Hatton Farms. The annual Farm City Luncheon at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Wednesday, Nov. 17, sponsored by the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, focused on the vulnerability of farmers despite agriculture being one of the three…
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Global overview: the tomato market

This season, a common theme in the global tomato market is increasing pressure from viruses such as the ToBRV, as well as continued abnormal weather patterns and rising production costs. The increased cost of energy continues to be of particular concern in many countries as the northern hemisphere switches to lit cultivation during the darker winter months. All these factors…
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Tomato prices move skywards in north Karnataka after rain ruins crop | Hubballi News – Times of India

Hubballi: The price of tomatoes has exponentially increased in the retail and wholesale markets in Hubballi and other districts in the north Karnataka region after unseasonal heavy rain.A few days ago, the tomato growers in Koppal, Dharwad and other parts protested when the prices of tomatoes crashed to Re 1 to Rs 2 per kg because of dumping of tomatoes…
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“Domestically grown produce has become a necessity”

Year after year, demand for local produce is consistently on the rise as consumers have always preferred to support local farmers and businesses wherever they can. “Although this sentiment continued during the pandemic, domestic production has steadily but quickly transitioned from preference to necessity over the last two years for both retailers and consumers alike,” says Dan Branson, Senior Director…
Nov
2021
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Increased competition from importers forces Russian growers to lower tomato prices

The Russian market has seen prices in the greenhouse tomato segment rapidly decline for the second week in a row. Producers explain this by a significant increase in competition from imported tomatoes. Large volumes of imported tomatoes from Turkey and Iran have been delivered to the Russian market this week. Greenhouses ship tomatoes at no more than 50-110 RUB/kg ($0.69-1.52/kg)…
Nov
2021
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Finnish tomato grower chooses UK LEDs in new greenhouse

GE Current, a Daintree company, has announced an agreement with Agrifutura Oy, the Finnish producer of tomato brand Nams, to deliver a hybrid Lucalox HPS and Arize LED lighting solution in its new 25,000 m2 greenhouse. The new facility will more than double Agrifutura’s indoor growing space, allowing the company to offer a continuous supply of tomatoes to more customers…
Nov
2021
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Kenyan scientist warns for impact ToBRFV on African growers

Tomato farmers in Africa have been urged to be on the lookout for the ToBRFV virus that has been causing havoc in most tomato-growing countries. Speaking during African Seed Trade Association (AFSTA) Congress in September this year, Dr. Isaac Macharia, General Manager, Phytosanitary Services at the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), said countries in Africa are encouraged to report…
Nov
2021
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“Our goal is not only more production, but also to provide an excellent quality product”

Asai Nursery, a tomato grower, is a household name within the Japanese horticultural world. They aim to be a role model for the next generation’s large-scale greenhouse farming and want to increase agricultural competition and vegetable production in Japan. How it beganThe family business began in 1907 by growing sprouts for vegetable cultivation. Mr. Asai, currently CEO and President of…