Vegetables

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 »

Brighter Bites launches new program in Bakersfield, California

Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly into families’ hands, has launched its ninth location in Bakersfield, California. The nonprofit will partner with Grimmway Farms and CAPK to help improve... 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 »

CSU’s Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building now open

For more than 150 years, the future of agriculture has been cultivated at Colorado State University. With the opening of the Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building, that future now has more space and resources to grow... more »

USDA to host virtual event in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will host a free, virtual convening over three days to highlight the mental health challenges farmers face. The virtual event takes... 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 »

COFRA Holding acquires Ontario Plants

COFRA Holding has acquired Ontario Plants Propagation Limited, the leading supplier of high-quality starter plants for hydroponic and organic greenhouse growers in North America. Founded in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, in 2002, Ontario Plants is... more »

Technology, tradition help Carzalia Valley Produce thrive

Farming in the high desert of New Mexico only feet from the U.S.-Mexico border, Carzalia Valley Produce Inc. embraces new technology to change and improve its operations and grow onions sustainably. Family involvement is also... more »

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