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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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Report makes the case for increased ag research funding

A collaborative report, "Retaking the Field: The Case for a Surge in Agricultural Research," from 13 partnering universities and the Supporters of Ag... more »

Robinson Fresh president to keynote Global Cold Chain Expo

Jim Lemke, president of Robinson Fresh, will be the keynote speaker at the Monday Opening General Session kicking off the inaugural Global Cold Chain ... more »

USDA finalizes rules for local food enterprise loans

On Friday, June 3, USDA released its final rule for the Business and Industry (B&I) Loan Guarantee program, codifying a variety of changes aimed a... more »

Ohio agritourism law provides protection, clarity

For 20 years, the Leeds Farm in Delaware County (Ohio) has opened its gates to thousands of visitors on autumn weekends for hayrides, zip lines, pig r... more »

United Fresh releases white paper on Vermont labeling law compliance

United Fresh Produce Association has published a white paper and legal backgrounder to assist member companies in understanding and complying with a ... more »

FreshFacts on Retail Q1 report released

Organic produce sales have surpassed the $1 billion mark, while consumers continue to drive demand for convenience and value-added items, according to... more »

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Farmcation connects local farmers with city dwellers

Although demand for local food in the Bay Area is on the rise, most small farms struggle to stay afloat. But a new student startup called Farmcation, ... more »

Brand naming expert to speak at BrandStorm marketing event

Alexandra Watkins, founder & chief innovation officer at Eat My Words, and author of the No. 1 bestseller “Hello, My Name is Awesome…How to Cr... more »

Farms receive extension for recording farm structure

The USDA is providing farms a one-time, 30-day extension to the June 1 deadline for recording farm organization structures related to Actively Engaged... more »

Northeast Ag Sales to distribute Agro-K products

Agro-K has teamed up with Northeast Agricultural Sales (NEAG) for distribution of the full line of Agro-K foliar fertilizers and soil biological prod... more »


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