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Editor's Letter
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Ag Labor Review
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32 Cultivating pumpkins leads to expansion of business
33 How can farm markets compete with online delivery?
34 Training key to farm market food safety efforts
26 Initiative aims to give growers advice on improving soil health
Tomatoes
28 Using predatory insects in high tunnels not so easy
Sweet Corn
30 Grower-shippers try selling sweet corn husked and cut
Farm Market & Agritourism
6 Worker relations keep production buzzing
10 Large to small growers move crops with Farm-to-School movement
12 Growers help produce unique baby food
14 Minimizing virus spread in seed potatoes
16 Balancing between pest, pollinator management
17 Muck fields may attract bees to aid pollination
18 Michigan man creates potato-based vodka
20 Sykes launches organic brand for squash
22 How to pick the correct GAP standard for your farm
MSUE Vegetable Notes
24 Tillage, cover crops' long-term effects studied
Plant & Soil Nutrition
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