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Skelly’s Farm Market adapts to retail agriculture

A traditional Midwestern farm that raised 350 acres of field crops and milked 50 cows a day has successfully converted to a small vegetable growing and farm market business over the past 26 years. ... more

Prevention is key against insurance claims

Precaution and prevention are key factors in making sure your farm is properly insured and protected against claims. Mark Epple, a Michigan Farm Bureau Insuranc... more

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Study looks at factors tied to CSA membership

If you’re a high earner and have a graduate degree, chances are you’d rather eat out than buy your food through a community supported agriculture ... more »

UF/IFAS to host Regional Agri-Tourism Conference

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension is hosting the 2017 Regional Agri-Tourism Conference on June 15 and 16... more »

United Fresh names 2017 Innovation Awards finalists

United Fresh has announced the 46 new products as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2017 Innovation Awards. This year’s finalis... more »

Graham named executive director of OPGMA

The Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association (OPGMA) has tabbed Valerie Parks Graham as its new executive director. Graham brings to the positi... more »

Riveridge to market larger share of Michigan asparagus

Riveridge Produce Marketing will market a larger share of Michigan asparagus in 2017, as part of an expanded partnership with Ridgeview Orchards. "... more »

National Organic Program alerts of fraudulent organic certificates

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service National Organic Program (NOP) is alerting the organic trade about the presence of fraudulent organic certific... more »

Seminar to present latest on packaging law, design

Moxxy Marketing has partnered with Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty, Downey Brand LLP and Garlock Printing & Converting Corporation to launch The P... more »

USDA invests $4.8M in university agricultural programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has issued 19 grants totaling $4,790,100 to support agri... more »

Michigan Farmers Market Association conducting sales survey

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) recently received a Specialty Crop Block Grant that will allow the association to promote, market and ... more »

2017 MAFVC Farm Market Bus Tour

The 2017 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention Farm Market Bus Tour was held Jan. 30 in York County, Pennsylvania. The organizations visited wer... more »


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