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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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Clayton named IFIC president, CEO

The International Food Information Council (IFIC) has named Joseph Clayton president and CEO, effective July 11. Clayton also will serve as CEO of the... more »

WMGG expands goals with strategic planning

The West Michigan Growers Group (WMGG) was started by Rachelle Bostwick of Earthkeeper Farm in order to create relationships amongst the region’s sm... more »

Syngenta names new CEO

Syngenta has appointed J. Erik Fyrwald as chief executive officer effective June 1. He succeeds John Ramsay who has been ad interim CEO since Novemb... more »

Study: Vermont farmers market products affordably priced

Commonly purchased foods can be affordably priced at Vermont farmers' markets, a study by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM... more »

Tanimura & Antle recognized for new employee housing

Tanimura & Antle and the County of Monterey were recognized at The Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEC) Second Annual Regional Economic Summit... more »

BRANDT gains majority stake in BAICOR

BRANDT has acquired a majority interest in BAICOR, based in Logan, Utah. BAICOR manufactures and distributes specialty fertilizers, focusing on liqui... more »

Resource helps food hubs improve financial performance

A new resource from the USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service will help food hubs improve their financial performance. Food hubs are a businesses ... more »

MFFPA accepting scholarship applications

The Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association (MFFPA) will present up to three scholarships to winning applicants on Wednesday, June 22. Applicant... more »

Direct-to-consumer sales help farms stay in business

Opportunities to buy food directly from farmers, in urban and rural areas, have increased considerably in recent years. The number of farms that sold ... more »

United Fresh forum connects produce, foodservice industries

For the second year, The United Fresh Start Foundation will host The Produce Forum for School Success, a program at United Fresh 2016 to connect pro... more »


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