Midwest

Report places Michigan seventh among top fruit, vegetable producers

A new report by commodity.com takes a look at the states that produce the most fruits and vegetables. It finds out of all the states, Michigan produces the seventh most fruits and vegetables. Many sectors... more »

Michigan carrot producers to vote on program changes

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Gary McDowell announced Nov. 22 that Michigan’s carrot producers will have an opportunity to vote on proposed program amendments to the Michigan Carrot Industry Development Program.... more »

In-person return planned for Indiana Horticulture Conference and Expo

After a year of online learning sessions, the Indiana Horticulture Conference and Expo is returning in person on Jan. 19-20 in Indianapolis. Beginner and experienced, and small and large vegetable and fruit operators are invited... more »

Living Greens Farm adds to executive team with new CFO

Living Greens Farm, a large vertical, indoor aeroponic farm in the U.S. that provides year-round fresh salads, salad kits, microgreens and herbs, announced the arrival of its new CFO, Adam Hauser. Hauser is a deeply experienced... more »

PREVIEW: 2021 GLEXPO Farm Market Bus Tour

Join Vegetable Growers News and Fruit Growers News for the GLEXPO Farm Market Bus Tour and visit some of West Michigan’s market-savvy farm markets. The tour will be moderated by Michigan State University Extension staff.... more »

Square Roots supplies all Whole Foods stores in New York and Michigan

Indoor farming company Square Roots now supplies all Whole Foods stores in New York and Michigan with their fresh herbs. Director of Communications John Kell said all 14 New York Whole Foods stores will carry... more »

Growers eye regionally adapted seeds

Growers gathered at a Minnesota farm in early September to share techniques and tips for growing organic seed specially adapted to the Midwest’s climate. Short summers make quick-bearing varieties of vegetables desirable. Moist, moderate weather... more »

City operation balances social distancing, customer access

A two-acre farm is small, but put it in a city and the story changes. Combine that with the right partnering and the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, and the Trowel &... more »

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City operation balances social distancing, customer access

Growers eye regionally adapted seeds

Expert cites anti-disease properties of peptides for use in specialty crops

BioConsortia bids to make a mark on industry

Succotash session set for 2021 Great Lakes EXPO

Farm Market column: Why did the customers stop coming to market?

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Farm community can help lead to better times

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