Leafy Greens

Container-grown greens go commercial

Container-farmed greens took one small step closer to humankind on Monday, Sept. 30, as a large west Michigan foodservice distributor and a Brooklyn, New York-based urban ag startup announced a partnership.  Square Roots showed off... more »

FDA, others to study human pathogens in Yuma region leafy greens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched a new initiative with support from the Arizona Department of Agriculture to better understand the ecology of human pathogens in the environment in the Yuma agricultural region.... more »

BrightFarms partners to expand into over 100 independent retailers

BrightFarms, a brand of locally grown packaged salads, has partnered with Crosset Company to distribute its products into over 100 new independent retailers in the Midwest, a majority of which are based in Ohio. BrightFarms’... more »

Sample costs released for romaine, organic strawberries

Farmers who are considering growing romaine hearts or organic strawberries in California's Central Coast region can get some help determining whether the crop will pencil out for them. UC ANR Agricultural Issues Center and UC Cooperative... more »

USDA features Louisiana veggie grower, marine veteran

Louisiana vegetable grower Fredie Manes and his wife Patti were recently featured by the USDA’s “Fridays on the Farm” series. Manes is a retired veteran of the Marine Corps and a self-described “market gardener” according... more »

Revolution Farms announces new CEO

John Green was recently named the CEO of Revolution Farms, a leading indoor hydroponics farm in Caledonia, Michigan. Green is a founding investor in the farm, currently serves as chairman of its board of directors... more »

Arizona leafy green growers implement comprehensive water metrics

As the 2019-2020 growing season commences, the most comprehensive and exhaustive water metric guidelines are being implemented by leafy green growers in Arizona. The goal: to deliver the safest produce for consumers to enjoy with... more »

JV Smith Companies’ Morales now executive director of sustainable operations

Israel Morales is now the executive director of Sustainable Operations for Yuma, Arizona-based JV Smith Companies. Previously the general manager of JV Farms Organic, Morales brings with him 45 plus years in farming with over... more »


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