Marketing

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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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 »

South Dakota Farmers Market Grower Grants available

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) has grant funds available to support local farmers markets. Proposals for the Farmers Market Grow... more »

NovaSource adds new regional account managers

NovaSource, the crop protection business unit of Tessenderlo Kerley, has created a new sales territory serving Idaho and four neighboring states. Nova... more »

United Fresh launches second annual BrandStorm

The United Fresh Produce Association has launched the second annual BrandStorm marketing event, which will take place Nov. 14-16 in San Francisco, Ca... more »

BioSafe names Milenski southwest territory manager

BioSafe Systems has hired Eric Milenski to the Agrichemical team as southwest territory manager. He will be covering a territory that includes Texas, ... more »

PMA Tech Knowledge joins technology, produce

The third annual Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Tech Knowledge Symposium, May 17-19 in Santa Clara, California, aims to help industry members d... more »


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