Leafy Greens

Bowery Farming, Arkansas scientists collaborate for super spinach

Bowery Farming, the national vertical farming giant, has a new agreement with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture to support research for developing spinach varieties that are bred for high-quality indoor production and... more »

AgFunder: U.S., California continue to dominate agrifoodtech funding

The U.S. still attracts the bulk of agrifoodtech capital, according to AgFunder’s 2022 AgriFoodTech Investment Report, and California, which saw a $4.1 billion jump in 2021, dominates U.S. funding. Startups in the U.S. raised $21 billion in... more »

AeroFarms expansion to boost production

AeroFarms, a Certified B Corporation and indoor vertical farm, will create 66 new jobs and increase production of freshly-grown leafy greens as part of a major operational expansion of its new vertical farm in Pittsylvania... more »

Former United Fresh CEO to lead CEA Food Safety Coalition

The Controlled Environment Agriculture Food Safety Coalition (CEA FSC) has retained The Stenzel Group LLC to provide management services, appointing former United Fresh Produce Association President and CEO Tom Stenzel as its new executive director.... more »

OASIS Grower Solutions unveils new packaging for hydroponic fertilizer

As many know, the process of growing leafy greens hydroponically can be filled with challenges. However, OASIS Grower Solutions doesn’t think fertilizing should be one of them. That’s why it has developed its one-bag solution... more »

Revol Greens continues expansion with new Texas greenhouse

Revol Greens, the largest greenhouse lettuce grower in North America is moving full steam ahead with growth plans to continue meeting consumer demand as they prepare for the opening in Temple, Texas, their largest facility... more »

Local Bounti opens high-tech CEA facility in Georgia

Local Bounti, a U.S. indoor agriculture company combining vertical and greenhouse growing technologies, announced on July 14 the commencement of farming operations at its new controlled environment agriculture (CEA) facility in Byron, Georgia. "We are... more »

UC Davis students cultivating improved varieties of Asian celtuce

Researchers at UC Davis are working to develop new and improved varieties of celtuce, a leafy green vegetable that plays an important role in Asian cuisine. The Student Collaborative Organic Plant Breeding Education (SCOPE) project,... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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SC farming family legacy passes century mark

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