Leafy Greens

Suncrest USA doing lettuce the hydroponic way

Suncrest USA is putting its best foot forward to become a leader in sustainable hydroponic growing technology.

Local lettuce production pursued with hydroponic touch

Jim Day describes the hydroponic vegetable industry as “a very fast growing and exciting sector.” Day founded Suncrest USA on Jan. 1, 2012. As an entrepr... more

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Harvanta 50SL gives growers option for insect control

Summit Agro USA's Harvanta 50SL insecticide has received EPA approval and is now available to U.S. vegetable growers for use on fruiting vegetables, c... more »

Duncan Family Farms expands operation into New York state

Buckeye, Ariz.-based Duncan Family Farms has established operations in New York’s Monroe County. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced... more »

AeroFarms gets grant to help quality of leafy greens

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit organization established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Far... more »

LGMA updates metrics to align with Produce Safety Rule

Some six months before compliance with the new Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule is required on all U.S. produce farms, th... more »

LGMA honors California ag secretary

The California leafy greens community recently met in Salinas to recognize those responsible for creating the public-partnership formed ten years ago ... more »

Large New Hampshire greenhouse operation gets USDA loan

  A business that wants to build two hydroponic greenhouses in New Hampshire's North Country to get tomatoes and salad greens more quickly t... more »

Suncrest USA doing lettuce the hydroponic way

Suncrest USA is putting its best foot forward to become a leader in sustainable hydroponic growing technology, ramping up production in Silicon Valley... more »

Local lettuce production pursued with hydroponic touch

Jim Day describes the hydroponic vegetable industry as “a very fast growing and exciting sector.” Day founded Suncrest USA on Jan. 1, 2012. As ... more »

Lēf Farms hires production manager

Lēf Farms has hired Kyle Scamman as the company’s production manager. Scamman brings with him 17 years of farming and growing experience under h... more »

BrightFarms announces voluntary regional recall of produce

BrightFarms is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce sold in Giant Food stores due to the potential presence of metal as a result of const... more »


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