USDA opens disadvantaged farmer grant application process

Underserved and disadvantaged farmers can learn more about U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) grants that benefit them through a webinar. Community-based and nonprofit organizations, instituti... more »

EFI honors unsung ag heroes of agriculture

Farmworkers who do notable things have been recognized for their work. Maria de Sagrario Iglesias of FirstFruits Farms has been named the winner of the first Grow the Good Farmworker of the Year Aw... more »

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

A retail farm market manager knows that their business needs to make a certain gross profit percentage, in this case, let's say 30%. What do they do? The manager takes the cost of the item and adds... more »

On-farm AI: How water, farm and labor research guides decisions

Washington State University is leading an effort to tackle three distinct areas where artificial intelligence (AI) use can help agriculture meet challenges posed by changing weather: farm operations, ... more »

Setting farm market prices and fighting pests, diseases

This VGN May/June issue is now available in print and digital editions. Here is a sneak peek of the topics discussed. Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices This edition of VGN featu... more »

Senate committee releases farm bill framework

A new farm bill framework has been issued by a U.S. senator. U.S. Sen John Boozman, ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, has released a draft of a farm bil... more »

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WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins


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