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Third quarter Midwest farmland values reported down by AgLetter

AgLetter reports farmland values for the Seventh Federal Reserve District in the third quarter of 2019 were 1 percent lower than a year ago. Values for “good” agricultural land in the third quarter of 2019... more »

Dec. 5-6 are dates set for 2019 Virginia Farm to Table Conference

If you’re interested in local and regional food and agriculture and want to be inspired to implement values that enhance your business, organization, and community, plan to attend the 2019 Virginia Farm to Table Conference... more »

Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Assocaition holds ag labor forum

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) held the fourth annual Agricultural Labor Relations Forum in Tifton on Nov. 5-6. labor legislative changes are always a topic of concern in the ag industry, so... more »

Center rot disease in organic onion growing studied

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Organic Transitions grant is funding a study of management options for center rot disease in organic onion production in Georgia and Michigan. The study is headed... more »

Gotham Greens turns steel mill into greenhouse

Gotham Greens, a pioneer in indoor greenhouse agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company, on Nov. 13 opened its largest greenhouse in Chicago. The expansion enables Gotham Greens to deliver consumers a year-round supply of... more »

$500,000 in seed funding goes to bioplastics startup mobius at AgTech event

Mobius pbc, an early-stage company that creates waste-based biodegradable polymers to promote sustainable agriculture, won the grand prize of a $500,000 equity investment at Western Growers’ 2019 AgSharks Competition Nov. 12. The pitch competition is... more »

Longtime Texas A&M potato breeder Creighton Miller dies

Creighton Miller, Ph.D., at a potato field day on the High Plains. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter) Creighton Miller, Ph.D., plant breeder and professor in the Department of Horticultural Sciences at Texas A&M... more »

Ryan Talley named chairman of Western Growers

Western Growers is pleased to announce that Ryan Talley, co-owner and farm manager of Talley Farms, will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors. Talley, who has been committed to agriculture for... more »


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