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Two programs in March will offer tips on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms, including the use of Good Agricultural Practices, or GAPs.

Ohio produce growers could be just a few months away from having a new state-specific produce marketing agreement.

The apple harvest is coming to an end earlier than usual in Ohio with a reduced, but some say sweeter, supply.

WASHINGTON -- That interesting shrub growing in a neighbor's front yard may actually be exactly what you think it is -- a somewhat unusual...

OPGMA annual summer field tour features a diversity of fruit and vegetable farms.

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania's vegetable farmers harvested 13,000 acres of sweet corn for fresh market in 2011 with production totaling 819,000 hundredweight or 63 hundredweight per acre.

CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Michael R. Tolley of Hico, W.Va., has set a state record with a radish that tipped the scales at 13.27 pounds.

If you want to market produce in the future, you will "need" to be part of a trusted food safety certification program, officials say.

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio -- Ohio's fall potato production is forecast at 425 thousand cwt., down 30 percent from last year, according to the Ohio office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

The workshop, Managing Risk for Food Businesses, will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8, at the Penn State Extension office in Mercer County, Pa.
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