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Ocean Mist Farms secures partnership with Harry & David Gourmet Gifts

Castroville, California-based  Ocean Mist Farms, the leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes, announces a partnership with Harry & David, the premier choice for gourmet gifts in the U.S., to offer long-stem artichoke gift packs during... more »

Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture conference set Dec. 5 in Dallas

The first Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture Conference Dec. 5 in Dallas will provide information on a wide range of topics as well as access to Texas A&M AgriLife and industry experts, coordinators said. Experts from... more »

USDA revises handling requirements for Florida tomatoes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Nov. 4 announced revisions to the handling requirements under the federal marketing order for tomatoes grown in Florida. The Florida Tomato Committee recommended this action to eliminate the... more »

Organic Grower Summit names Grower of the Year

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) and the Organic Produce Network (OPN) will honor long-time organic growers Lundberg Family Farms as the recipient of the third annual Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year.  Lundberg Family Farms... more »

Mann Packing Co. recalls vegetable products due to potential risks

Salinas, California-based Mann Packing Co., Inc. (Mann) announced Nov. 1 the voluntary recall of a series of vegetable products sold to select retailers in the United States and Canada. The voluntary recall is a response... more »

LGMA responds to E. coli outbreak potentially linked with romaine lettuce

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) reacted Nov. 1 to an Oct. 31 U.S. Food and Drug Administration release of information about an inactive E. coli outbreak involving 23 illnesses possibly associated with romaine lettuce occurring... more »

‘Veganic’ ag grower profiled by USDA

Arbor Farmstead, a 'veganic' strawberry farm in Vermont, was recently featured in the USDA's weekly Fridays on the Farm series. Growers Alisha Utter and Kyle Bowley grow strawberries, other annual fruit crops and Winter greens... more »

How GMO labeling impacts vegetable purchases

Consumers were more willing to buy unlabeled produce after being shown food tagged as “genetically modified” in a new Cornell study that comes two months before a new federal food-labeling law goes into effect. The... more »

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