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As leafy greens growers prepare to move from California’s Central Coast regaion to the desert regions of California and Yuma, Ariz., to start fall/winter production, they’re taking extra precautions.
Sep 09, 2020 by Chris Koger
Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield, Calif., has entered into an agreement to purchase the carrot operations of Rousseau Farming Co., Tolleson, Ariz.
Mar 26, 2020 by Chris Koger
Vegetable grower Mellon Farms, Yuma, Ariz., is celebrating 75 years of family farming.
Mar 20, 2020 by Chris Koger
Inspections of California and Arizona leafy greens, as outlined in the Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements for those crops, continue despite the spread of COVID-19.
Mar 18, 2020 by Chris Koger
The Food and Drug Administration has released its game plan for the year on resolving repeated E. coli outbreaks from romaine lettuce
Mar 05, 2020 by Chris Koger
Boise has the Idaho Potato Drop, Vincennes, Ind., has a watermelon drop, Kennett Square, Pa., drops a giant mushroom and now Yuma, Ariz., has a unique way to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
Dec 30, 2019 by Chris Koger
The Food and Drug Administration will be collecting romaine samples in California and Arizona for a year to test for salmonella and E. coli following several foodborne outbreaks linked to the lettuce.
Nov 18, 2019 by Chris Koger
The Center for Produce Safety is funding its first research project to study the effectiveness of water treatments used for irrigation and other uses in agriculture.
Nov 17, 2019 by Chris Koger