Leafy Greens

Organizations release joint statement on E. coli in lettuce

A group of produce industry associations today issued the following statement to update consumers on a recent e.coli outbreak being investigated in Canada and the U.S.: "The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has... more »

Container farming: grower brings crops to community

The farm of Brian Harris measures just 350 square feet, and its crops are hidden from the sun. Harris is practicing Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) in an insulated shipping container, where he said he’s able... more »

18-pound cabbage wins Ontario competition

Tradition runs deep at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, and the Creighton... more »

Marrone receives EPA approval for novel biofungicide

Marrone Bio Innovations, (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, has received EPA approval for its newest biological fungicide, Stargus. This... more »

Harvanta 50SL gives growers option for insect control

Summit Agro USA's Harvanta 50SL insecticide has received EPA approval and is now available to U.S. vegetable growers for use on fruiting vegetables, cucurbits, leafy vegetables and brassica (cole) vegetables. Diamondback... more »

Duncan Family Farms expands operation into New York state

Buckeye, Ariz.-based Duncan Family Farms has established operations in New York’s Monroe County. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that Duncan Family Farms, a leading organic grower in the United States, has expanded... more »

AeroFarms gets grant to help quality of leafy greens

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit organization established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Farm Bill, announced a Seeding Solutions grant awarded to AeroFrms, an indoor vertical farming company with... more »

LGMA updates metrics to align with Produce Safety Rule

Some six months before compliance with the new Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule is required on all U.S. produce farms, the California and Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements (LGMA) have updated their required... more »

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