Penn State Extension offers webinar to assist stressed farmers

Penn State Extension will host a webinar from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m on Aug. 6, 2024, which is designed to help attendees recognize signs of stress and provide effective support to farmers. The webinar,... more »

Idaho Potato Commission adds regional promotion director

Matt Zapczynski is the Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) new retail promotion director for the Northeast/Midwest. The Philadelphia native says his food industry career started by accident during college in Pennsylvania when he took a part-time... more »

AgroFresh acquires Pace International

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. has acquired Pace International LLC, including its domestic and overseas operations. Pace was a subsidiary of Valent BioSciences and is a provider of sustainable postharvest solutions, equipment and technical services. [caption id="attachment_34375"... more »

Pennsylvania grower group says ‘farewell’ to leader

The Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention and the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA) recognized industry leaders, including recently retired executive director Bill Troxell, at its Jan. 30 annual awards banquet. Life Membership Awards Troxell began... more »

New Hampshire greenhouse operator prepares for May opening

Preparing for its May grand opening, North Country Growers has introduced a new website. The Berlin, New Hampshire, greenhouse grower of leafy greens plans to complete construction and begin first harvests in May, according to... more »

Sales, sustainability roles named at Vive Crop Protection

Vive Crop Protection has named a new Eastern U.S. sales manager, director of sustainability and stakeholder relations, and vice president of finance. With more than 25 years of experience in agriculture, Greg Esco brings a... more »

New Jersey farmer earns national honor

New Jersey’s 2024 Outstanding Young Farmer, vegetable grower Byron DuBois, is one of four national winners of the 2024 National Outstanding Young Farmers Award. DuBois, with the support of his wife Karen, co-owns and operates... more »

Vegetable grower named 2024 Outstanding Young Farmer

Byron DuBois, a Salem County, New Jersey, vegetable and grain grower, is New Jersey’s 2024 Outstanding Young Farmer. DuBois and his wife, Karen, are also one of 10 finalists for the 2024 National Outstanding Young... more »

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