Midwest

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 f... more

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] Provi... more

Purdue draws innovators to Indiana for 4th annual agBOT Challenge

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture is partnering with Gerrish Farms to host the agBOT Challenge 2019, a three-day event May 16-18. T... more »

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... more »

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

Providence Farm is a small vegetable-and-livestock operation in Michigan’s Antrim County, with a community supported agriculture (CSA) program a... more »

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

A new program will provide reimbursements to Michigan farmers near the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB) who improve soil testing and nutrient applicatio... more »

Southwest Michigan Horticultural Days

The annual Southwest Michigan Horticultural Days conference was held Feb. 6-7 at Lake Michigan College’s Mendel Center in Benton Harbor by the Michi... more »

Farm Women’s Symposium set for Benton Harbor, Michigan

Farm Women’s Symposium (FWS) will be held in southwest Michigan’s Benton Harbor (Hilton Garden Inn) on March 6-8, 2019.  This event is an excelle... more »

Mucci Farms responds to grow lights controversy at Ohio facility

A dispute over lighting practices at a Huron, Ohio, greenhouse operation has caused the ownership of Mucci Farms to respond to what it calls an "inacc... more »

Feb. 27 is due date for Michigan specialty crop grant proposals

The Michigan Department of Agriculture is requesting proposals for grants through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program from the United States Depa... more »

Why an organic dairy made the jump to packaged Brussels sprouts

How are you going to keep them down on the dairy farm when Brussels sprouts are wagging a compelling finger? A longtime Wisconsin dairy farm is goi... more »

Justin Oomen to lead Michigan Vegetable Council as president

Justin Oomen, a young family man from an old farming family, will be the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council. As president, Oomen,... more »


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