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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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Produce Innovation Award winners named

Five Produce Innovation Award winners were recognized June 15 at United Fresh 2017. This year’s honorees were selected by show attendees from a tota... more »

SmartFood Expo to be co-located with United Fresh Show in 2018

During today’s opening general session of the United FreshMKT, United FreshTEC, International Floriculture Expo and Global Cold Chain Expo, show org... more »

Host a better farm field day with toolkit full of suggestions

You’ve done some interesting work: You had a great idea, tried it on your farm and got surprising results. Now, you want to share those results with... more »

Is agritourism right for your farm?

Agritourism ventures are very popular with locals and tourists alike. Tourists are looking for unique local experiences where they can see and do an a... more »

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 »


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