Leafy Greens

Duda names new president

Duda Farm Fresh Foods has promoted Mark Bassetti as its new president. Bassetti, the company’s former chief operating officer and senior vice president, officially began his new role on... more »

Biobest introduces automated beneficials dispenser

Biological control and pollination products provider Biobest has introduced an automated beneficials dispenser that can help control pests such as mites. Biobest has introduced an automated beneficials dispenser that can help... more »

Kansas school system to build vertical gardens

Public schools in Washington, Kansas, are participating in a project constructing vertical gardens. A $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institutes of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is funding a pilot education program... more »

Fourteen Acres’ bounty

In an unusual combination, central Texas distillery Tito’s is growing fresh produce, and seeks to inspire other distilleries to do the same. Tito’s/Fourteen Acres’ farmer Adam Levin and Kathleen Kuper, farm... more »

SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference kicks-off

Vegetable Growers News managing editor Chris Koger is attending the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Georgia. At the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, growers are attending sessions,... more »

Local Bounti opens Texas CEA facility

Construction of Local Bounti Corp.’s latest greenhouse in northeast Texas signals the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) operator’s commitment to reduce food miles throughout the U.S., according to a news release. On Jan. 4, Local Bounti... more »

CEA Alliance expands membership

New board members have been elected to the Controlled Environment Agriculture Alliance (CEA). The association, which represents vertical farms and greenhouse producers growing fruits and vegetables in controlled indoor production environments, welcomed eight new members... more »

Lettuce fed to starving Cape Canaveral manatees

Florida manatees are again dining on lettuce as part of a push to slow the starvation deaths of the threatened aquatic species. An experimental feeding program at a warm-water power plant near Cape Canaveral is... more »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

 

see all current issue »

Be sure to check out our other specialty agriculture brands

produceprocessingsm Organic Grower