Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visits Blue Ridge Produce in Elkwood, VA on Thursday, May 30, 2013. Blue Ridge Produce is a local food hub aggregating Virginia-grown fruits and vegetables for sale to wholesale customers in the Capitol region. (L to R Blue Ridge Produce Jim Epstein, Blue Ridge Produce Mark Seale, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack). USDA Photo by Bob Nichols.
Vegetable taste test results available to help growers choose varieties
The University of Missouri’s Bradford Research Center is making available the results of vegetable variety taste tests conducted during 2014. Participants scored samples of different varieties of tomatoes, tomatillos, and peppers, and the results of this scoring are now available online. Tests results for sweet corn and melon varieties are also available. Click here for more information.
Source: Weekly Harvest