Vegetables

New executive director at sweet potato organization

The American Sweet Potato Marketing Institute (ASPMI) has hired an executive director. Jeff Smutny was the global director of marketing and regulat... more »

TDA opens National Organic Certification Cost Share Program applications

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) has opened applications for the National Organic Cost Share Reimbursement Program, which provides financial ... more »

Organic produce shows promising upward sales trend

Organic produce sales demonstrates a “promising upward sales trend,” according to a report by the Organic Produce Network. Organic produce grew... more »

USDA increases insurance options for specialty, organic growers

Organic farming practice for apples, pears, prunes, figs, fresh and processing tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage, and almonds and walnuts are to see benefit... more »

Braga Fresh introduces organic chopped salad kits

Braga Fresh introduces organic chopped salad kitsBraga Fresh Family Farms plans to introduce two chopped salad kits under its Josie’s Organics brand... more »

Wholesum releases sustainability report

Organic greenhouse grower Wholesum has released its annual Conscientious Company Report. The latest sustainability report presents results of the c... more »

Ocean Mist introduces new logo for artichokes, vegetables

A new and updated logo graces the packages of the conventional and organic artichokes and other vegetables grown and sold by Ocean Mist Farms. The ... more »

UPDATED: Organic Trade Association receives USDA market promotion funds

UPDATED: The U.S. organic industry is among the commodity groups and trade associations receiving federal funds for promotion and market development f... more »

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