Information on farm management and production budgets for vegetables, including community supported agriculture, crop insurance, farm markets, diversification and produce grower certification. Tips on produce packing and keeping good employees.
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This interactive questionnaire is designed to help you determine your regulatory status with respect to the FDA's Produce Safety Rule, under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
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By Lynn Kime, Marley E Skinner, Lee Stivers
A spreadsheet tool for assessing cover crops for improving soil health in tomato plantings.
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By Lynn Kime, Lee Stivers, Marley E Skinner
A spreadsheet tool for assessing cover crops for improving soil health in winter squash plantings.
By Lee Stivers, Marley E Skinner
Harvest Valley Farms is a fourth generation family farm. The farm is now owned and operated by Larry, Art, and David King.
By Marley E Skinner, Megan Chawner
Founded in 2011, Good Work Farm feeds 125 families through Community Supported Agriculture Shares (CSA).
This publication discusses crop insurance for processing sweet corn in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and New York.
This publication discusses crop insurance for processing tomatoes in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York.
Recently I spent a week in Honduras as part of a team of researchers working on gender issues in agriculture.
By Thomas Ford, Tianna DuPont
Consumers tell us that appearance and freshness drive their food purchases. How can we as producers keep produce quality high?
By Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Tanner Delvalle, William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D.
We visited Brett and Henry Stehr of Kenny Stehr and Sons Farm located in Pitman, Pennsylvania.
By Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D., Thomas Maloney
We headed up to Susquehanna county to visit 4 Seasons Farm Market. 4 Seasons Farm Market is a 143 acre farm owned and operated by Tina and Gerald Carlin.
By William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D.
This manual contains basic information on high tunnels, including construction, maintenance, irrigation, pest management and details on growing.
By Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Thomas Ford, William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D.
Toigo Organic Farms is a 5 acre greenhouse farm that grows primarily tomatoes year-round, along with some eggplants and peppers.
You probably have heard of (or observed) the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) throughout the country.