Growing Magazine - November, 2012


Look What's Growing! - NEW!

EuroFresh Farms Feeds Consumer Demand

In an effort to communicate effectively with its broad customer base, EuroFresh Farms, a year-round producer and marketer of greenhouse-grown tomatoes and cucumbers, has launched a mobile website, increased social media engagement with Twitter and Facebook, and added a Pinterest account to the brand's marketing strategy.

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Consulting and Servicing Company Launched

Sylvia Courtney and Becky Yount have partnered to leverage their 55-plus years of greenhouse experience and successfully launched Consolidated Greenhouse Solutions (CGS). CGS offers integrated services focusing on helping greenhouse operators reduce overall costs while achieving their objectives.

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Research Aiming to Extend the Strawberry Growing Season

Growing strawberry plants under canopy-like structures called low tunnels in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. could extend the growing season of strawberries, according to scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS).

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Study Shows Increase in Fruit and Veggie Consumption Could Prevent Thousands of Cancer Cases

An estimated 20,000 cancers could be prevented if half of all Americans simply increased their consumption of fruits and vegetables by a single serving per day, according to a new peer-reviewed study published in the journal of Food and Chemical Toxicology. This study further substantiates decades of nutritional research showing that eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables improves health.

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