Vegetables

Wish Farms creates new HQ, marketing tagline

Berry company Wish Farms recently rolled out a new marketing tagline, “Generations of Sweetness,” while breaking ground on new headquarters. Based in Plant City, Florida, the company is a grower, marketer and year-round supplier of... more »

Branch touts industry leadership through sustainability efforts

Branch: A Family of Farms continues to prove itself a leader in the industry through their significant progress on sustainability focused initiatives. This past year the grower of sweet corn, based in South Bay, Florida,... more »

Sample costs released for growing romaine or organic strawberries

Farmers who are considering growing romaine hearts or organic strawberries in California's Central Coast region can get some help determining whether the crop will pencil out for them. UC ANR Agricultural Issues Center and UC Cooperative... more »

California ag gets $600K grant to expand global trade

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) recently received  $600,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to boost trade and exports abroad. CDFA and... more »

Louisiana veggie grower, marine veteran, featured by USDA

Louisiana vegetable grower Fredie Manes and his wife Patti were recently featured by the USDA’s “Fridays on the Farm” series. Manes is a retired veteran of the Marine Corps and a self-described “market gardener” according... more »

Revolution Farms announces new CEO

John Green was recently named the CEO of Revolution Farms, a leading indoor hydroponics farm in Caledonia, Michigan. Green is a founding investor in the farm, currently serves as chairman of its board of directors... more »

Strawberries may be key to developing an insulin pill

More than 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes and must inject themselves with insulin two to four times daily. Researchers have been looking for ways to administer the drug orally, and researchers at Carnegie Mellon... more »

Extensive research study aimed at whitefly management

Researchers from three research institutions are using a $3.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fight whiteflies on vegetable crops. Scientists from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences... more »


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