Webinar: One-Cut Lettuces

One-Cut Lettuces: Insights & Techniques for Small Farms

About Our Presenters
Brenna ChaseBrenna Chase is a Product Manager for leafy greens at Johnn's — including lettuce, kale, collards, Swiss chard, spinach, chicory, and baby leaf greens. She is responsible for managing the product assortment for these crops as well as overseeing the product development targets of Johnny's carrot, Swiss chard, and greens breeding programs.
Daniel YoderDaniel Yoder is a Vegetable Product Technician on Johnny's Research Team. In addition to numerous other crops, Daniel coordinates the annual lettuce trials at Johnny's Research Farm in Maine, collects data and analyzes results, and is also involved in product development and education.
Kim GalipeauKim Galipeau supports commercial growers across the Central U.S. and a selection of southern states. Originally from Oklahoma, Kim gained experience in the agriculture industry by working for two Maine-based certified-organic farms and an apple orchard. That experience allowed her to see firsthand the challenges growers face. She has also studied Sustainable Food and Farming at UMass.

Welcome to the Learning Resources page for our webinar on One-Cut Lettuces, where you can view a video of the full webinar, download the slide deck, and access additional materials to catch up on what's happening in the world of one-cut lettuce.

OVERVIEW: Lettuce Product Manager Brenna Chase and Lettuce Trial Technician Daniel Yoder share insights and advice on growing this unique class of lettuces, from the best summer-performing varieties to understanding harvest timing, optimal spacing, and maximizing your yield potential.

Along the way, they provide an inside look at lettuce breeding from a global perspective and the trends influencing variety improvements. Brenna and Daniel discuss how one-cut lettuce production compares with baby-leaf systems and share thoughts on incorporating additional species into a one-cut program.

A Q&A session, moderated by Commercial Sales Representative Kim Galipeau, follows the presentation.

Resources for our One-Cut Lettuces Webinar

One-Cut Lettuces • Webinar • VIDEO
Here is a video of the webinar presentation and Q&A session. The full video runs ~90 minutes. Watch…

One-Cut Lettuces: Insights & Techniques for Small Farms • Webinar Recap / Slideshow • 60-pp PDF
A downloadable, 60-pp printable recap of our Webinar on One-Cut Lettuces: Insights & Techniques for Small Farms. View…

Additional Learning Resources for One-Cut Lettuce Production

Video: The Advantages of Salanova® Lettuce
Salanova is an innovative lettuce type that allows you to harness all the exceptional qualities of a mature head of lettuce, for an efficient and profitable approach to salad mix. Watch…

Salanova Lettuce • Brochure (PDF)
As compared to baby leaf, expect a higher quality salad mix with a lower production cost. Read More…

Johnny's One-Cut Lettuces • Insert (PDF)
Make salad mix production more efficient with our one-cut lettuce varieties. As with Salanova, heads are grown to full size and individual leaflets harvested with a single cut above their core. Read…

Salanova Lettuce Varieties | Comparison Chart (PDF)
Full-color, downloadable, printable (PDF) comparison chart of our line of Salanova varieties. View…

Salanova Lettuce | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Follow the instructions in Johnny's Salanova Lettuce Tech Sheet for successful production; includes detailed information on culture, thermal dormancy, transplanting, direct seeding, harvesting, and post-harvest handling. Read…