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Editor's Letter
Industry News
Grower's Postcard
Ag Labor Review
Notes from the Farm
Classifieds
Advertiser Index
VGN 7
24 Barsotti named Organic Grower of the Year
Farm Market & Agritourism
26 'New American farmer' emerges near you
27 Pursuing the basics of building an on-farm market
28 Value-added products boost small grower's revenue
6 Proposed rule for WOTUS defines legal boundaries
8 Growers get proactive for worker relations
9 Controls curtail bird damage in sweet corn
10 Genetics, sprays, IPM methods help Florida tomatoes
12 Food safety critical topic at SE Regional event
13 Late-season nitrogen use may not help asparagus
MSUE Vegetable Notes
14 Best honeybee pollination in pickling cucumbers
Onions
16 Grower-bred red onions expand Walla Walla brand
Pumpkins & Squash
18 Atlantic giant pumpkins can pull in foot traffic
20 Illinois expertise tackles pumpkin bacterial spot
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