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Bowery Farming, Unfold partner on vertical farm seed development

Vertical farming company Bowery Farming and Unfold, a seed and digital solutions company advancing the vertical farming industry, have formed a partnership to create locally produced vegetables through new seed varieties. Controlled environmental agriculture needs... more »

Sakata Seed America relocates, expands facilities

Sakata Seed America has two new business establishments in major California agricultural centers: Salinas Valley and Woodland. Since 1988, Sakata Seed America has operated its North American headquarters in Morgan Hill, California. The company recently... more »

UGA study looks to lettuce microbes for food safety solutions

Often referred to as leafy greens, lettuce and other similar vegetables are a common source of foodborne illnesses. The contamination of lettuce with Escherichia coli O157:H7, also known as EcO157, has been a grave concern... more »

Fresh Express donates $500K to fund produce safety research

Value-added salad leader Fresh Express has contributed $500,000 to Center for Produce Safety’s current capital campaign to fund fresh produce food-safety research. In making the announcement with CPS officials, company President John P. Olivo urged... more »

Revol Greens adds key leadership roles

Revol Greens continues to bring on stellar talent with the addition of several key executives, announcing the hires of Kathy Flores as chief of staff and Amanda Crews as vice president of people (human resources).... more »

Innovation continues to drive Tozer Seeds

Vegetable breeder Tozer Seeds is reflecting on its 78 years in the industry, with its start in a small town just southwest of London, England. Tozer was founded on the fundamental principles of great people,... more »

Gotham Greens, Grateful Dead launch Grateful Greens

On the heels of Gotham Greens’ 10th-anniversary celebration, and as the company continues to expand its greenhouse footprint, Gotham Greens is excited to launch a new series of musical marketing partnerships featuring some of the... more »

Portable paper-based tool used to detect fecal contamination

Mohit Verma, with Purdue University, is leading efforts to develop a low-cost portable paper-based tool that can produce results of potential mammalian fecal contamination in about an hour.Having this information quickly could help producers make... more »

Current Issue

August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

Great Lakes EXPO: Delivering the ultimate farm market

Farm Market column: What’s the difference between markup and profit?

Ag Labor Review: Will 2022 be remembered as the Year of Ag Labor Regulations?

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