Leafy Greens

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 entrepreneur, Day has launched several companie... more

Plan ahead to protect cole crops from swede midge

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 dis... more

Sign up to receive Vegetable Growers News updates.



SEEDWAY expands vegetable division

SEEDWAY announced several staff additions, organizational changes and product management responsibilities for several staff members. Wes Houghton join... more »

USDA: Improving the safety of leafy greens

Food safety is a top priority for consumers, especially when it comes to the leafy greens in salads. Researchers at the University of Arizona have dis... more »

More growers riding the kale production bandwagon

The popularity of a "green superfood" is catching the attention of vegetable growers in many regions of the United States, and the numbers show some d... more »

Leaf miners seem to be especially noticeable this spring

Leaf miners seem to be especially noticeable this spring in both conventional and organic fields. If you are seeing white meandering tunnels in your b... more »

Indoor agriculture quickly gaining speed

Indoor agriculture is quickly gaining momentum in the United States.While the movement has drawn its share of skeptics, some advocates of the new tech... more »

Maintain quality during postharvest handling

Successful marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables depends on maintaining the quality through harvest and beyond.Marita Cantwell, postharvest special... more »

USDA ARS scientists develop 16 new lettuce lines

Many of today's consumers are striving to eat healthier by adding more fruits and vegetables to their diets. Salads are a popular way to do this, and ... more »

LGMA welcomes new officers, board members for 2015

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) welcomed several newly elected members and appointed new officers during a meeting of the Advis... more »

Growing, marketing go hand in hand for Ventura County farm

Town & Country Farms is lucky.Despite the general drought in California, the Ventura County farm has a good supply of well water. Despite general ... more »

Celery packing lines susceptible to foodborne pathogens

An increasing number of foodborne outbreaks traced to fresh fruits and vegetables are being partially attributed to current production and processing ... more »


75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Interested in reading the print edition of Vegetable Growers News? Preview our digital edition »

Get one year of Vegetable Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Subscribe Today »

website development by deyo designs