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GSA reports early season INSV infections reduced from 2022 levels

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Possibly due to colder winter and spring weather conditions as well as mitigation strategies taken by farmers, pest and disease pressure associated with the Thrips-Vectored Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus (INSV) have lessened in leafy greens fields as compared to 2022. 

Pairwise introduces CRISPR gene-edited Conscious Greens into U.S. restaurants

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Pairwise, a pioneering food startup, announced today the launch of its inaugural product, Conscious Greens, under its Conscious Foods brand.

Little Leaf Farms trademarks signature curve of its baby lettuce

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Little Leaf Farms, the country's #1 brand of packaged lettuce sustainably grown through controlled environment agriculture (CEA), today announced it has filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office to officially trademark the biological morphology, aka shape, of its Baby Crispy Green Leaf lettuce.

Elevate Farms begins operations at first U.S. farm in Orange, ‎NJ

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Elevate Farms Inc. ("Elevate" or "Elevate Farms"), a ‎tech-based vertical farming company focused on cost-effectively ‎‎growing leafy green vegetables at ‎mass scale, is pleased to announce the commencement of operations at its first wholly-owned US farm, ‎located in Orange, New Jersey ("Elevate New Jersey").

Oppy and UP Vertical Farms begin production

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After spending nearly a decade researching and developing the latest technology to grow crops at 350 times the yield of conventional field-grown greens, UP Vertical Farms has launched its inaugural facility in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia alongside its sales and marketing partner Oppy.

Unfold, GoodLeaf partner to develop leafy greens

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Unfold, an industry-leading seed and digital solutions company advancing the vertical farming industry, and GoodLeaf Farms, Canada’s largest commercial vertical farm, today announced their partnership to commercialize premium lines of vertically farmed spinach and other leafy greens through Unfold’s Innovation Partner Program.

Cold snap hits CA-AZ desert region

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After two weeks of favorable weather, a cold trough sweeping through the Arizona/California desert region will bring cold winds with gusts up to 40 mph today.

Local Leaf Farms takes a different approach to vertical farming

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While vertical farming techniques have recently been producing an increasing amount of our food requirements, Local Leaf Farms, an innovative company with big ideas has developed a novel approach to further reduce food miles and logistics headaches.

Local Bounti to supply Sam’s Club with leafy greens

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Local Bounti Corporation, a breakthrough U.S. indoor agriculture company combining the best aspects of vertical and greenhouse growing technologies, today announced an offtake agreement with Sam's Club for its leafy greens production starting at its advanced greenhouse facility in Byron, Georgia.

November marks the 10th annual Arizona Leafy Greens Month

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Arizona’s Governor Ducey has proclaimed November 2022 as Arizona Leafy Greens month. Through this proclamation he called upon all residents to recognize the Arizona leafy greens industry during the month of November for consistently producing an abundance of nutritious and safe leafy greens.