Leafy Greens

High-tech controls key features of OSU greenhouse

The greenhouse features a computerized irrigation based on vapor pressure deficit (VPD) and a shade curtain for summer.

The hydroponic greenhouse for vegetable production was opened in the spring of 2017.

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PlantTape product promises growers a streamlined start

“It mimics a belt-fed machine-gun.”

Gotham Greens to expand to Baltimore

Urban agriculture company Gotham Greens will expand to a third city, it recently announced. The company, which already grows produce at four facili... more »

Why E. coli romaine lettuce outbreak mystifies scientists

The struggle to identify the origins of the E. coli outbreak, which has sickened people from Washington state to New Jersey, highlights the diff... more »

Growing with aquaponics at the University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut's Spring Valley Student Farm is now home to a newly up-and-running aquaponics facility, a welcome addition to the farm, whic... more »

High-tech controls key features of OSU greenhouse

Computerized irrigation based on vapor pressure deficit (VPD) and a shade curtain for summer that doubles as an energy curtain in the winter were two ... more »

E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce spreads to another state

The E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce is now in 26 states. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is working with the Minnesota Department... more »

High-tech controls key features of OSU greenhouse

Computerized irrigation based on vapor pressure deficit (VPD) and a shade curtain for summer that doubles as an energy curtain in the winter were two ... more »

Farm identified in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has identified one farm as a source of the whole-head romaine lettuce that sickened several people at a correcti... more »

Evaluating plant brushing for height control in edible crops

Demand for high-quality, locally produced leafy greens and herbs has increased in major metropolitan areas across the northeas... more »

Arizona’s leafy greens industry unites around romaine outbreak

While romaine production in Arizona has slowed for the season, those involved in the production and shipment of Arizona leafy gree... more »

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 »


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