Michigan cole crops growers must be wary of a new pest, the swede midge, according to Ben Phillips, a Michigan State University Extension educator. Phillips discussed swede midge and how to manage it ... more
Vegetable producers, whether they grow under tunnels, in the field or in greenhouses, face a number of challenges. The growing environment can be difficult to c... more
Sign up to receive Vegetable Growers News updates.
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 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 »
UC Davis researchers have unlocked a treasure-trove of genetic information about lettuce and related plants, releasing the first comprehensive genome... more »
A Purdue University study shows that the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes can live inside the tissue of romaine lettuce, suggesting that conventional p... more »
Michigan cole crops growers must be wary of a new pest, the swede midge, according to Ben Phillips, a Michigan State University Extension educator. Ph... more »
This year's Fruit Logistica Innovation Award goes to "Knox – Delayed Pinking in Fresh Cut Lettuce" from the Dutch firm, Rijk Zwaan. Knox delays the ... more »
Hydroponic agriculture, the growing of plants without soil and adding nutrients in water, is a relatively new method of production in California, but ... more »
Blue River Technology's LettuceBot precision lettuce thinning implement was just recognized by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological... more »
A Cornell program is reimagining kale – its color, shape and even flavor – in a bid to breed the naturally biodiverse vegetable for consumer satis... more »
The California Leafy Green Marketing Agreement (LGMA) and the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California hosted a breakfast event honoring Cong... more »