Vegetables

Driscoll’s innovates with machinery, fruit, marketing

With an eye to long-term solutions, Driscoll’s has also begun investing in robotic harvesting.

Growers develop mechanized lean-lower trellis device for tomatoes

“The ones who do the job know exactly how bad it is.”

Update regarding E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an update regarding the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak associated with romaine lettuce ... more »

Are bumble bees causing my tomato flowers to fall off?

I’ve had a number of calls and farm visits at tomato hoop houses this season regarding flowers aborting at the elbow of their stems. There has... more »

Driscoll’s innovates with machinery, fruit, marketing

Build a better mousetrap, the old saying goes, and the world will beat a path to your door. Research and development aren’t always common investm... more »

McCain invests in TruLeaf vertical farm tech

McCain Foods Limited has strategically invested in TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture, a Canadian agricultural technology company. TruLeaf has develop... more »

Produce groups comment on E. coli breakout linked to lettuce

After the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a connection between a multi-state E. coli outbreak and romaine lettuce grown... more »

Growers develop mechanized lean-lower trellis device for tomatoes

A startup Michigan company is offering a back-saving device for easing down tomato vines that have grown to the top of the greenhouse. The Summit T... more »

Annual Santa Maria Strawberry Field Day set for May 9

The University of California Cooperative Extension’s Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor, Surendra Dara is hosting the annual Santa Maria Strawbe... more »

Todd Greiner Farms expands asparagus production, packaging plant

Todd Greiner Farms Packing, an asparagus grower, packer and shipper based in Hart, Michigan is expanding its production and packaging plans for the 20... more »

Mucci Farms strawberries wins Fresh Product of the Year

Kingsville, Ontario-based Mucci Farms has been awarded President's Choice Fresh Product of the Year for PC Ontario Greenhouse Strawberries by ... more »

Author tackles ‘low-maintenance’ vegetable gardening

British garden designer Clare Matthews offers tips for low-maintenance vegetable gardening in a new book. “Low-Maintenance Vegetable Gardening: B... more »


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