Author describes the economy, ecology of small farm decision-making

Michael Madison shares what’s worked for him over the last 30 years in a new book from Chelsea Publishing: “Fruitful Labor: The Ecology, Economy, and Practice of a Family Farm.”

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Best in the Midwest: Centennial farm excels in open-field tomato growing

The family farm has roughly 2,400 acres under cultivation, and tomato plantings make up less than 10 percent of the farm’s total area. But it was excellence in open-field tomato growing that was recently recognized by its processor, Red Gold.

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Sakata Seed America backs the ‘Seed Your Future’ movement

Caplan Family Business scholarship application period open

Gladstone Land acquires five farms in Florida for $37.4 Million

Some vegetable transplants have had difficulty due to hot weather

Colorado groups meet at Sakata Farms to discuss issues

Vestaron’s SPEAR-T bioinsecticide set for greenhouse applications

Hot, dry weather increases risk of spider mites, thrips

California strawberry growers face tough labor and business climate

“California is a tough place to do business but it’s still the best place in the world to grow strawberries.”

– Thomas AmRhein, the vice president of Naturipe Berry Growers

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Farmers’ markets can grow with VegU approach

The USDA Farmers Market on the National Mall is a “living laboratory” for farmers market operations across the country.

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Food safety tactics key for hydroponic production

The number of small-scale, hydroponic producers is growing fast because of the demand for locally-grown food.

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Patricio’s contributions to ag saluted by Western Growers Patricio’s contributions to ag saluted by Western Growers

BREAKING NEWS: Responsible labor focus for PMA, United Fresh BREAKING NEWS: Responsible labor focus for PMA, United Fresh

Salmonella, listeria, E. coli testing by USDA goes to 3M

Salmonella, listeria, E. coli testing by USDA goes to 3M

3M Food Safety has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Agri... more

New Mexico accepting proposals for funding opportunity

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals from anyone... more

Syngenta expert: Top insect threats for 2018

Syngenta expert: Top insect threats for 2018

Insects take a major toll on crops every season, and any advantage grow... more

AgBiome collaborates on plant breeding research findings

AgBiome collaborates on plant breeding research findings

Results from an AgBiome research partnership has been published in Cell Hos... more

Herbert College of Agriculture new name for Tennessee program

The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees has formally announced the ne... more

Farm marketers’ online efforts subject of Tennessee workshops

Misionero expands organic greens product line

Tiger-Sul adds veteran marketing manager David Hans

GreenFruit Avocados hires new sales and marketing manager

HELM to buy Extreme-brand herbicide from BASF

UGA’s Bhabesh Dutta recognized with 40 under 40 honor

Cantaloupe project seeks variety less susceptible to bacteria

National AgrAbility Project honored by National Black Farmers

Colorado ag leadership program applications due Sept. 30

Anuvia Plant Nutrients names Zughaft to senior vice president


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