MSU workshop teaches grape pruning basics

MSU workshop teaches grape pruning basics STARKVILLE, Miss. — The Mississippi State University Extension Service invites grape growers in the state to a pruning workshop to be held Feb. 3 in Beaumont. The event will cover the basics of vine anatomy and pruning techniques for bunch grapes and muscadines. After the presentations, in-field demonstrations will…

Farm in a box: Shipping containers reused for fresh produce – Houston Chronicle

Freight Farms and other indoor agriculture companies are looking to meet the growing demand for high-quality, locally grown and sustainable produce by farming fruits and vegetables in non-traditional spaces such as warehouses, industrial buildings and containers. The company says its Leafy Green Machine helps farmers produce a consistently bountiful crop — roughly the typical yield…

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for the VeggieDr blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 690 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 12 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…