Gerber taps growers for groundbreaking baby food

Growers planted new crops and grew them organically in order to help baby food giant Nestlé put a groundbreaking line of baby food products in stores. Gerber Freshful Start is a new line of baby food being stocked in refrigerators in the babies’ retail section of select Walmart stores. [caption id="attachment_16546" align="alignright" width="300"] This Gerber Freshful Start refrigerator is in the babies’ retail section of Walmart stores where the products are being sold in select markets. Photos: Nestlé[/caption] The products are aimed at consumers interested in homemade baby fo... more


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Large to small growers move crops with Farm-to-School movement

[caption id="attachment_16455" align="alignright" width="300"] Ryan and Andrea Romeyn, upper left, with their family. Photos: Providence Farm[/caption] Providence Farm is a small vegetabl... more

Compensation survey for produce industry ready from United Fresh

USDA to publish proposed rule on national list of allowed substances

Help for Michigan growers for soil testing, nutrient use at Lake Erie

Vast rose family of crops benefit from genome data explosion

FDA issues final report on E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce

Celeb chef Seamus to give Viva Fresh Expo keynote

Farm Women’s Symposium set for Benton Harbor, Michigan

Ag labor issues focus of VGN’s free online webinar

The ability for specialty crop operations to secure a stable and reliable workforce to plant, harvest, pack and ship their products has been curtailed... more

Weather, varieties, labor keep Sundance Farms alert

Jacqueline Vazquez-Celaya believes she gravitated to the management of a 400-acre California strawberry growing operation through “dumb luck.” But her meticulous grasp of the challenges presented ... more

Sap analysis an option for winter tomato growers

Beyond simple field scouting, there’s another way to check up on high-value crops. New Age Laboratories, based in South Haven, Michigan, does analysis of sap pressed from plant leaves and petals. ... more
USDA Listening session seeks input on 2018 Farm Bill

RaboBank’s Magana to speak at Colorado conference RaboBank’s Magana to speak at Colorado conference

Joint employer liability theory for ag employers expanded

A federal appeals court has made a sweeping change for agricultural employe... more

Tables projecting crop outlook to be released by USDA

Tables projecting crop outlook to be released by USDA

On Feb. 14, 2019, at 12 p.m. EST, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)... more

Wheatsheaf acquires CA systems provider Purfresh

Wheatsheaf Group Limited, through its wholly owned food safety solutions su... more

Nutrien buys Actagro

Nutrien buys Actagro

Nutrien has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase 100 percent of... more

Vertical crops could benefit from new Agrothermal machine

A new machine has been added to the Agrothermal line of machines featuring ... more

Lower San Joaquin River plan faces California Farm Bureau suit

San Joaquin Valley soil health demonstration site open to public

USDA taking nominations for fruit, vegetables trade advisory panel

United Fresh names marketing/communication leader

Impact of varroa mites on honeybee health pinpointed

Strawberry Picking Challenge for charity planned in Florida

Dramm, Vifra offer greenhouse humidity management systems

Specialty crop groups receive trade retaliation funds

Large California grower Uesugi Farms shutting down operations

Climate and drought workshop scheduled in California


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