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USDA organic agriculture grants set for Penn State research projects

Three organic-agriculture projects led by faculty members in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences have received grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The funding, totaling more than $1.3 million, was... more »

Sun Valley Orchards in New Jersey ordered to pay back wages, penalties

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD), a DOL administrative law judge (ALJ) has ordered Sun Valley Orchards, LLC – a farm in Swedesboro, New Jersey –... more »

Grow-NY business competition honors RealEats, Dropcopter, others

Empire State Development and Cornell University’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement has named RealEats America the $1 million grand prize winner of its inaugural Grow-NY business competition, an innovation and technology startup challenge focused on... 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 »

Active Pennsylvania grower Tim Weiser dies at 69

Timothy Lee Weiser, age 69, of York Springs, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1950, in Carlisle, the son of the late M. Everett and Olive L. (Starry)... more »

Food scientist from University of Massachusetts tracks foodborne disease

University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientist Matthew Moore has received two grants from the USDA to apply new technology in an effort to more quickly detect and trace foodborne disease caused by noroviruses and bacteria.... more »

‘Veganic’ ag grower profiled by USDA

Arbor Farmstead, a 'veganic' strawberry farm in Vermont, was recently featured in the USDA's weekly Fridays on the Farm series. Growers Alisha Utter and Kyle Bowley grow strawberries, other annual fruit crops and Winter greens... more »

How GMO labeling impacts vegetable purchases

Consumers were more willing to buy unlabeled produce after being shown food tagged as “genetically modified” in a new Cornell study that comes two months before a new federal food-labeling law goes into effect. The... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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SC farming family legacy passes century mark

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