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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”
Oct
2021
28

Large-scale study of bacterial spot of tomato illuminates the pathogen’s diversity throughout Florida during a production season

image: First author Jeannie Klein-Gordon in lab view more  Credit: Jeannie Klein-Gordo Florida is the largest producer of fresh market tomatoes in the United States, accounting for a third of the nation’s fresh market tomatoes. The state’s hot, humid climate makes tomatoes more susceptible to outbreaks of bacterial pathogens, such as the one that causes bacterial spot of tomato, which…
Oct
2021
28

Xinjiang tomato growers slam ‘forced labor’ fabrications by Western anti-China forces

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 5, 2020 shows trucks carrying tomatoes waiting in line for sale outside a tomato processing plant in Bohu County, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. (Photo by Nian Lei/Xinhua) Special: Xinjiang Six representatives from the tomato industry in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Wednesday told their stories of a booming tomato industry and…
Oct
2021
27

County Ag Hall Of Fame Inducts Six New Members

At a dinner earlier this month hosted at the Robert Cabral Ag Center, six new members were inducted into the San Joaquin County Agricultural Hall of Fame. The 2020-21 Hall of Fame Inductees were: Jim Clare, Pacific Southwest Irrigation; Manuel J. Dutra, Jr.; David Phillips, Michael David Winery; Michael Phillips, Michael David Winery; and Aldo and Rosalie “Rosie” Togninali, posthumous…
Oct
2021
19

Price instability, climate change puts tomato growers in red

HYDERABAD: Persistent price uncertainty associated with perishable tomato crop is disenchanting the coastal farmers already affected by uncertain weather conditions. The recent volatility in the fresh vegetable prices seems heart rending for the coastal farmers producing a variety of vegetables as price instability and changes in climate have left them in a delicate situation. Cultivation of the tomato crop has…
Oct
2021
13

“Spanish tomato growers smell opportunity in the winter months as gas prices explode in the Netherlands”

The Spanish greenhouse vegetable season has restarted in Almeria. The high gas price that the Dutch growers are facing is an opportunity for the Spanish growers, according to Miguel Gonzalez of MG Fruit. “There is definitely talk about that. Especially the Dutch tomato crop under light was on the rise over the last few years. This is now becoming terribly…
Oct
2021
12

Dutch cherry tomato grower switches to organic greenhouse vegetables

Prune tomato grower Vitensa from Vierpolders is switching to organic greenhouse vegetables, after recently receiving permission from organic certification body Skal. This week is the last time that tomatoes will be grown on rock wool in the greenhouses. The first organic harvest will take place in the summer of 2022. Geert Visker Operational Manager Geert Visker explains that the grower…
Oct
2021
8

Third generation officially joins Dutch tomato grower

Earlier this week, Wes van Schie officially became co-owner of L.A. van Schie tomato growers in the Netherlands, making him this company’s third generation. The agreement is retroactive from January 1st, 2021. This was a special moment for this family business, especially because its first generation, grandpa Leo, was also present. Wes, Grandpa Leo, Cock, and Paul van Schie Three…
Sep
2021
29

UF study shows U.S. tomato growers face threat from Mexico

Dr. Zhengfei Guan, the UF/IFAS economist who led the study. UF/IFAS / COURTESY PHOTO As Mexico increases tomato exports across the world, including to the United States, prices plummet for American growers, including those in Florida. That practice could cost American growers as much as $252 million per year — or 27% in revenue — if imports from Mexico increase…