Leafy Greens

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 »

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 »

Arizona leafy green growers implement comprehensive water metrics

As the 2019-2020 growing season commences, the most comprehensive and exhaustive water metric guidelines are being implemented by leafy green growers in Arizona. The goal: to deliver the safest produce for consumers to enjoy with... more »

JV Smith Companies’ Morales now executive director of sustainable operations

Israel Morales is now the executive director of Sustainable Operations for Yuma, Arizona-based JV Smith Companies. Previously the general manager of JV Farms Organic, Morales brings with him 45 plus years in farming with over... more »

FDA releases December Yuma Romaine tests

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found almost no Salmonella or Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in commercial coolers in Yuma Arizona in tests conducted months after it linked an outbreak of foodborne illness to Romaine lettuce... more »

Vitalis Organic Seeds: Celebrating 25 years providing the best in genetics for organic growers

{Sponsored} Twenty-five years ago, Vitalis Organic Seeds formed with a vision to provide the best in vegetable and herb genetics for organic growers. This vision has been manifested through global organic seed production and breeding programs... more »

TOMRA machine to sort veggies live at Pack Expo

The TOMRA 5B will sort French fries and green beans live at the Pack Expo 2019, Sept. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This machine is capable of sorting a variety of food products,... more »


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