Northeast

Improved housing conditions for farmworkers is aim of NY funding

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Nov. 17 a new $25 million package in grants and loans to improve housing conditions for farmworkers and to protect the health and safety of this critical workforce. The... more »

Cornell reps named to NYS climate assessment project

To explore how the warming environment will affect New York’s communities, ecosystems and economy, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul named several Cornellians to the state’s Climate Impacts Assessment project. The group will conduct research and then suggest how... more »

Virtual format set for New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference

Participants can enjoy the New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference from the comfort of their own living room. The conference will be online this year, due to the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic. The program will be... 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 »

Blockchain may help producers save time and money

It's 2021, almost 2022, and the rate of technological innovation in our economy and society continues apace. What emerging tools could give Pennsylvania wholesale growers a competitive advantage and reduce barriers to financial success? Technology... more »

Marvin Pritts, Cornell hort team leader, among honorees for excellence

Ten faculty members have been selected to receive Stephen H. Weiss Awards honoring excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack announced Oct. 18. “The Weiss Awards highlight the centrality of... more »

Karly Regan is joins PSU Extension as Franklin County educator

Karly Regan began a position with Penn State Extension in the Franklin County (Pennsylvania) Office on Sept. 1. Regan's responsibilities will include providing extension resources and information to commercial producers of horticultural crops, including vegetables... more »

Greenhouse lettuce grower acquires East Coast operation

North AmericaPR greenhouse lettuce grower Revol Greens has acquired BJ’s Produce Inc., operating under the widely recognized Living Fresh brand, in Athens, Georgia. This establishes its first East Coast greenhouse operation. The deal, completed on... more »

Current Issue

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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