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Country Folks Grower is a business to business publication offering coast to coast coverage through three regional editions.

Each monthly issue covers all facets of growing and marketing fresh market and ornamental crops.

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Considering Containers

Those black plastic pots are most likely the containers that comes to mind when talking nursery sales of potted plants. But today, the use […]

Preserving the old while planting new

Ben Clark was raised on a generational fruit farm in Deerfield, MA, but he didn’t think that’s where he’d be today.

Ben’s father Tom was the third generation on the farm, and Ben grew up […]

Using greenhouse temperature to your advantage

Using temperature to maximize crop quality and profitability is a critical part of growing in greenhouses. It was also the topic discussed by John Erwin, Ph.D., of the Plant Science & Landscape Architecture […]

Changes in H-2A for 2023

This past year brought some tweaks to the H-2A program. Employers who use the program should be aware of the changes and be prepared to ensure compliance. […]

The art and skill of watering properly

The original title for Dr. Brian Krug’s lecture at Cultivate’22 focused on teaching people how to water plants properly. The technical lead for Syngenta Flowers LLC, Krug changed the name […]

Promising biological control of spider mites

Spider mites are an economically important crop pest, especially in tomatoes. Dr. James Walgenbach, professor and Extension specialist in entomology and plant pathology, North Carolina State University […]

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