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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American Takii hires national sales manager

American Takii has announced the hiring of Jerry Vosti as its national vegetable sales and marketing manager. Vosti is responsible for sales managemen... more »

Arizona Leafy Greens adds to Food Safety Training Kit

Arizona Leafy Greens Food Safety Training Kit has a new component specifically designed for supervisory roles and personnel who conduct daily field as... more »

JV Farms Organic recycling efforts spread companywide

The CEO of a large western U.S. vegetable operation was front and center when it came time to rally companywide support for stronger recycling and sus... more »

Precision agriculture poised for growth

An agricultural engineering professor, in the forefront of high-tech innovation, believes there are significant advantages for specialty crop operator... more »

Kalettes hit market for vegetable growers

It's a newer vegetable that's making early inroads into some sectors of commercial production, and those involved in the development and nurturing of ... more »

Labor, food safety, transportation priorities for new MVC president

Joe Pirrone will be the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC). He'll start his two-year term in 2015, replacing outgoing president Ra... more »

Association seeks to unite Colorado’s fruit, vegetable growers

A small but expanding group in Colorado is carefully nurturing a new association that brings together fruit and vegetable growers from all the key gro... more »

Hydroponic consultant offers growers 30 years of experience

Joe Swartz, a hydroponic growing consultant based in Amherst, Massachusetts, has 30 years of experience in commercial production – experience he... more »

Targeted breeding aids vegetable seeds

Meeting market demand in a more efficient and profitable manner could be accelerated for plant breeders, seed companies and commercial vegetable growe... more »

KMT Waterjet Cutter — VGNtv

Cutting of produce with high pressure streams of water, as demonstrated here with a KMT Waterjet cutter, is emerging as a new method. Here, the wat... watch »


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