The Cinco de Mayo Rodeo and Festival will have something for everyone on Sunday,
May 5, at the WNC Agricultural Center.
Farmers markets and vendors have greenhouse tomatoes, collards, carrots, pumpkins,
sweet potatoes, beans and much more.
Peach growers in California may soon have better tools for saving water.
Scientist Dong Wang is eval-uating whether infrared sensors and thermal technology
can help growers descide when to water San Joaquin Valley peaches.
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Cinco de Mayo festival opens
Make yellow, red Irish spuds
When preparing an Irish potatoes dish, cooks may want to use potatoes of a different
As potato season approaches, anyone can prepare this simple side using white, yellow
and red potatoes.
New irrigation method studied
(Photo: Peggy Greb, USDA/
By Bobbie Whitehead
Posted May 12, 2013
SUFFOLK, Virginia - During a week officially kicking off farmers markets season in
Virginia, many strawberry growers here opened their fields sporadically to customers
wanting to pick their own fruit.
Last year, some fields opened in mid-April due to unseasonably warm temps, but this
year, cooler weather has held berries back a bit.
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