Leafy Greens

Square Roots opens new farm in Springfield, Ohio

Square Roots, a technology company in indoor farming, and Gordon Food Service, one of the largest food distributors in North America, have opened a new climate-controlled, indoor farm in Springfield, Ohio. “Our partnership with Gordon... more »

Pursue shade cloth for lettuce production

In Delaware, spring lettuce is planted in March and April. Head lettuce should be seeded in March and transplanted by mid-April. Leaf lettuce can be direct seeded in March and April. Lettuce is a cool... more »

Fire damages Rio Fresh onion warehouse facility

A structure fire caused significant damage to a large portion of key fresh onion packing facilities in south Texas. On March 31, fire struck Rio Fresh Inc.’s San Juan, Texas, warehouse and packing operations. According... more »

Walmart honors Taylor Farms as 2022 Food Supplier of the Year

Taylor Farms was recognized as Walmart’s 2022 Supplier of the Year within the Food category, announced at the 2022 Walmart Supplier Growth Forum. This recognition shines a light on Taylor Farms’ role as a consistent... more »

Gotham Greens to double capacity, expand to Texas, Georgia

Indoor farming specialist Gotham Greens said March 29 it plans to double the size of its greenhouse capacity this year to more than 1.2 million square feet, including its first two greenhouses in the South.... more »

Duncan Family Farms earns sustainably grown certification

Duncan Family Farms has earned the Sustainably Grown Certification, making it one of the first organic fresh herb, lettuces, greens, and vegetable companies to gain this credential. Duncan Family Farms is a fourth-generation multi-regional certified... more »

Sakata Seed America opens lettuce distribution facility in Marina, California

Sakata Seed America is solidifying its leadership position in the lettuce category, announcing a new, permanent lettuce distribution facility and appointing a new lettuce product manager, all within the past few weeks. Since the company’s... more »

FDA won’t conduct broad sampling of leafy greens in Salinas Valley in 2022

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to not conduct broad sampling of leafy greens grown in the Salinas Valley based on data from Western Growers (WG), the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, and... more »

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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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