Facility Operations

Protecting produce from pests

Traceability throughout the supply chain is critical to ensuring quality produce from farm to table. Each stage is only one link in the global supply ... continue reading »

US to temporarily relax agriculture foreign worker rules amid COVID-19 worries

The Department of Homeland Security, with the support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), announced April 15 a temporary final rule to chang... continue reading »

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for food facilities

(This article was written by Safe Food Alliance and shared here with permission. The original story can be found here.) In the wake of the current... continue reading »

Thermo-reflective screens show positive results for lettuce growing

Arrigoni, a leading international company in the production of technical fabrics for agriculture, has presented new tests on the effectiveness of the ... continue reading »

Dry ice cleaning an innovative sanitation alternative in processing plants

Dry ice cleaning is an innovative cleaning technology that can save both time and money in the processing and packaging industry. Equipment and fac... continue reading »

Food processing equipment choice, training key in staying safe

Your employees are much more than a workforce. They are ambassadors of food safety whose knowledge and execution of food safety standards protects bot... continue reading »

Study eyes viability of indoor farming to grow leafy greens

A multi-university team of horticulturists, engineers and agricultural economists led by Michigan State University (MSU) has received a four-year, $2.... continue reading »

United Fresh launches controlled environment pavilion

With demand growing rapidly for controlled environment production, many indoor growers are exhibiting at the United Fresh Convention & Expo to rea... continue reading »

McCain breaks ground on $300 million expansion in Washington

McCain Foods USA officially started construction Oct. 15 on its new $300 million, 170,000-square foot potato processing facility in Othello, Washingto... continue reading »

Organic produce supplier Shenandoah Growers moves operations indoors

Shenandoah Growers — an USDA-certified organic agriculture operation — has begun harvests at its next generation BioFarm facilities in Rockingham ... continue reading »