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“Spanish tomato growers smell opportunity in the winter months as gas prices explode in the Netherlands”
Dutch cherry tomato grower switches to organic greenhouse vegetables
Third generation officially joins Dutch tomato grower
UF researcher: Rising Mexican imports could cost U.S. tomato growers $252 million a year
UF study shows U.S. tomato growers face threat from Mexico
Increasing tomato imports from Mexico could cost U.S. growers $250 million annually, University of Florida study shows – The Packer
“Costs for British tomato growers could fivefold”
Dutch tomato growers switch to cucumber crop
Dozens of growers compete in Spain’s ‘ugliest tomato’ contest
Improving tomato production and size to help growers increase their yield
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“Spanish tomato growers smell opportunity in the winter months as gas prices explode in the Netherlands” Dutch cherry tomato grower switches to organic greenhouse vegetables Third generation officially joins Dutch tomato grower UF researcher: Rising Mexican imports could cost U.S. tomato growers $252 million a year UF study shows U.S. tomato growers face threat from Mexico Increasing tomato imports from Mexico could cost U.S. growers $250 million annually, University of Florida study shows – The Packer “Costs for British tomato growers could fivefold” Dutch tomato growers switch to cucumber crop Dozens of growers compete in Spain’s ‘ugliest tomato’ contest Improving tomato production and size to help growers increase their yield
Aug
2021
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Tomato growers in Maharashtra disappointed by dropping prices

Mainly due to a bumper harvest, tomato prices have dropped across wholesale markets in Maharashtra. The average marketed price of tomatoes at Pimpalgoan’s wholesale market in Niphad administrative unit (Nashik district) is currently about Rs.10.55/kg, less than half of the average traded price in August last year. The vegetable sells for roughly Rs.5-10 per kilogram in Pune’s wholesale market. Tomato…
Aug
2021
28

Zimbabwean tomato growers turn to Mozambican markets

Tomato growers from Zimbabwe’s in Chipinge and Chimanimani districts are smuggling tomatoes into Mozambique in search of lucrative markets, according to the Manica Post. Owing to the two districts’ proximity to Mozambique and the porous border line, smugglers are taking advantage to smuggle the crop. Espungabeira and Matshazi in Mozambique provide the most lucrative markets. The bulk of the tomatoes…
Aug
2021
28

Maharashtra: Tomato prices crash across state, farmers blame bumper crop and blocked export routes

Bumper crop and blocked export avenues have seen tomato prices crash across wholesale markets in the state. The crash comes during a year when growers have, so far, reported minimum losses as the major tomato-growing areas of the state have not seen either heavy rainfall or a prolonged dry spell. At Pimpalgoan’s wholesale market in Niphad taluka of Nashik district,…
Aug
2021
27

Ghana: Tomato growers introduced to TYLC resistant varieties

Tomato farmers in the Agortime-Ziope District of the Volta Region have been introduced to five new varieties of tomatoes to boost crop production in the area. The five varieties have been developed by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Crops Research Institute (CSIR-CRI), as part of efforts to increase the production of quality tomatoes with better yields for farmers across…
Aug
2021
26

Processing tomato growers achieve an industry first

Ontario’s processing tomato growers have accomplished a unique goal. They have established the first grower-led program which collectively, as an industry, compiles a complete record of their crop protection use information. While growers of other horticultural crops keep records, they are not organized in the same format across the entire grower base. The industry-wide standard which has been established for…
Aug
2021
19

Helpful Tropical Storm Tip For First Time NH Tomato Growers

Editor’s note: This article was written by a Townsquare Media Northern New England radio personality and may contain the individual’s views, opinions or personal experiences. The remnants of Tropical Storm Fred are going to soak NH until the wee hours of the morning. Take heed first-time growers! Your tomatoes can still be saved! Train Images Pick Them Immediately! Unfortunately, tomatoes…
Aug
2021
1

Tomato growers in pinch

Tomato sauce is feeling the squeeze, and ketchup can’t catch up. California grows more than 90% of Americans’ canned tomatoes and a third of the world’s. Ongoing drought in the state has hurt the planting and harvesting of many summer crops, but water-hungry “processing tomatoes” are caught up in a particularly treacherous swirl of problems that experts say will spur…