Leafy Greens

New tech promises California farmers to harvest more spinach

A new tool to more efficiently harvest Monterey County’s $143 million spinach crop might bring relief for farmers struggling to find enough fieldworkers to pick it. According to a story in the Salinas Californian, The... more »

Revolution Farms reforms practices to stay strong

Revolution Farms is showing how dynamic a startup growing operation can be in order to meet its goals. The farm in Caledonia, Michigan, harvested its first greens in October 2018, and growers say the greens... more »

Misionero launches new produce under revitalized brand

Gonzales, California-based Misionero, a grower of organic leafy greens, is proud to announce the relaunch of Salade du Soleil, a unique salad brand Misionero created over 20 years ago. The line will include three brand new... more »

Enza Zaden breeding greens for indoor farming

Enza Zaden will bring its expertise in breeding vegetables for high-tech controlled environment agriculture and vertical farms to the upcoming AgTech Innovation Summit June 19-20 in New York City. The second annual Indoor AgTech Innovation... more »

E. coli outbreak still impacting New Jersey lettuce growers

Growers in New Jersey say they are still feeling the effects of two recalls due to the discovery of E.coli, even though the bacteria strain was discovered on lettuce from farms in California and Arizona.... more »

Answers sought regarding organic lettuce aphid mystery

Alejandro Del Pozo-Valdivia started his new job as University of California Cooperative Extension entomology advisor in the Salinas Valley last year, he immediately faced an urgent problem in organic lettuce production. Pest control advisers were finding lettuce... more »

BrightFarms to build Pennsylvania greenhouse with GIANT business

BrightFarms recently broke ground on a 250,000-square-foot greenhouse at Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. On Monday, May 20, dozens gathered at the construction site before attending a celebration at Susquehanna University, according to a press... more »

BrightFarms plans hydroponic greenhouse in Snyder County, Pennsylvania

BrightFarms Inc., a producer of locally grown leafy greens and herbs, will expand into Pennsylvania by constructing a new hydroponic greenhouse. The project is expected to create more than 50 jobs at the selected Snyder... more »


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