Defying the cold: How 2 N.C. farmers defend their crops against frost

Phyllis Walsh grows produce year-round as the owner of DabHar Farm in south-central North Carolina. Selling at the Waxhaw farmers market near Charlotte, she finds that even in... more »

Iowa State research seeks answers for heat-tolerant broccoli

Broccoli is a cool-season crop that organic growers in Iowa normally transplant in April for a spring crop. Growers will often pick their best cultivar and transplant it... more »

Fall foragers: Mustard cover crops provide biofumigation

Growing mustard cover crops for biofumigation is a strategy that can help manage many soil pathogens. In Ohio, the practice can be used in the spring to help... more »

Organic options help Washington apple grower stay competitive

Organics is part of a Washington father and son’s tree fruit operation. RJK Farms, in Quincy, Washington, has changed the way it does business to remain competitive in... more »

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