Vegetables

Public health concerns spur produce-market growth

Sam Shina's family owns 14 small grocery stores in Detroit. One of them could soon be part of a market incentive experiment designed to improve public health, expand sales for Michigan farmers and grow local... more »

Ocean Mist Farms adds value to artichokes

Virtually every type of fruit and vegetable has been processed into a value-added product in recent years, as growers and processors rush to meet the rapidly growing demand for the convenience they offer consumers. But... more »

Drip irrigation frees up more land for Idaho growers

Onion growers are continuing to increase their reliance on drip irrigation in southwest Idaho, according to Mike Thornton, the superintendent of the Southwest Idaho Research and Extension Center in Parma.Thornton estimates that about 30 percent... more »

Genome sequencing furthers knowledge of pathogen

The various species of bacteria in the genus enterobacter may be painfully familiar to you. Enterobacter cloacae, the best known of the genus, is a cause of various infections, including those of the lower respiratory... more »

House committee releases listeria report

The U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee released a bipartisan staff report Jan. 10 that details the findings from the committee's investigation into the 2011 listeria outbreak in cantaloupes grown and processed at... more »

California cantaloupe farms regroup after listeria outbreak

A tragedy 1,300 miles away changed a way of life in this Central California farm town that proudly calls itself the Cantaloupe Center of the World. Chicago TribuneTo read more, click here. more »

Green Valley Food Corp. expands recall

Green Valley Food Corp. of Dallas, Texas is recalling a grand total of 6,723 cases because of a "Let's Grow Healthy Together!" Alfalfa Sprouts 5-ounce container test result showed to be contaminated with Salmonella, an... more »

Florida strawberry growers embrace Winterstar, a sweet newcomer

Like a promising amateur challenging the tried-and-true champs, a new strawberry variety has entered the ring.Meet "Winterstar."It's the latest release from researchers at the University of Florida's Gulf Coast Research and Education Center in Wimauma.... 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

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