Leafy Greens

Project seeks to enhance spinach production, safety

“Vegetables like spinach are often over-fertilized with nitrogen to get better yields or improve certain quality traits.”

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LED lights module enables CEA experimentation

Vertical farms in the industry commonly use blue and red lights for indoor growing – the common wisdom is that green reflects the rest of the light spectra.

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Uvalde AgriLife center donates hydroponic Asian vegetables

When researchers at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde completed recent yield and quality trials on hydroponically pro... more »

Arizona’s leafy greens firms plan ‘safe and successful season’

Arizona's leafy green industry is responding to the recent report by the FDA, issuing the following statement on Nov. 2: "Dur... more »

LGMA issues response to FDA update on E. coli outbreak findings

Scott Horsfall, CEO of the California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA), presented this response after FDA Commissioner Scott ... more »

Findings from romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak; FDA’s plans

Earlier this year, the U.S. experienced the largest E. coli O157:H7 outbreak the country has seen in the last decade, leaving hundreds sick and clai... more »

BrightFarms salads to appear in Walmart

BrightFarms' locally-grown packaged salads will soon be sold at select Walmart stores in stores in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Grown ... more »

California LGMA updates food safety practices

On Sept. 28 the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) Advisory Board voted to update the Food Safety Practices/Metrics that all LGMA me... more »

Project seeks to enhance spinach production, safety

Texas A&M AgriLife research will collaborate with the Texas Department of Agriculture and the University of California at Davis on a project to he... more »

Michigan aquaponics farm grows several varieties of lettuce

Revolution Farms, a recently launched aquaponics farm based in Gaines Township near Caledonia, Michigan, harvested its first salad greens earlier this... more »

LED lights module enables CEA experimentation

An indoor window from a common area at Michigan State University (MSU) gives students and campus visitors a glimpse into the advancing technology of v... more »

Misionero debuts new salad kits, wraps and bowls at PMA Fresh

Misionero, a major grower of organic leafy greens, will unveil new packaged salad products at PMA Fresh Summit. The brand will showcase all of its ... more »


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