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
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Arnott Duncan is a fourth-generation Arizona vegetable grower who left his family’s farm in 1985 and began growing a few hundred acres of convention... more »
Researchers in China and United Kingdom studied the effects of LED light combinations on lettuce grown in hydroponic systems to determine whether the ... more »
For part one of Sam’s trip to Cuba, click here.
The farmers we met in Cuba were all in their 50s and had made career changes, such as transitioni... more »
Like most annuals, lettuce plants live out their lives in quiet, three-act dramas that follow the seasons. Seed dormancy gives way to germination;... more »
Dole has stopped all production at its processing facility in Springfield, Ohio, after being linked to a listeria outbreak. Packaged salads produced a... more »
What is being billed as one of the world’s largest urban farms and greenhouses is nearing completion in Washington, D.C.
The 100,000-square-foot ... more »
This summer the California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA) vice chairman and founding member Victor Tognazzini told the org... more »
The United Fresh Produce Association will honor Rick and Tonya Antle with its Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Produce Legends Dinner during the... more »
At the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, we are carefully combing through the final rule to make sure our own food safety requirements mee... more »
Church Brothers Farms, a grower/processor/shipper of more than 500 fresh vegetable SKUs, updated the company’s logo and added the word, farms, to it... more »