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Empire State Producers Expo Virtual Conference 2022 set

The New York State Vegetable Growers Association (NYSVGA) announced the Empire State Producers Expo Virtual Conference 2022 event will be held virtually on Feb. 21- March 11. NYSVGA made the following announcement: "After postponing the... more »

Grower partnerships help Edible Garden produce local organic greens

Sustainability and environmental stewardship are in the recipe of success for Edible Garden. The greenhouse and hydroponic producer of organic greens, lettuces and herbs utilizes sustainable and proprietary growing practices to produce organic produce from... more »

Nourse Farms Inc. promotes John Place to CEO

Nourse Farms, Inc. announced Feb. 1 that founder and President Timothy Nourse has transitioned from overall leadership of Nourse Farms to chairman of the board of directors effective Jan. 1, 2022. Nourse is leaving the... more »

Wes Kline honored for 2021 Distinguished Service to New Jersey agriculture

Wesley Kline, agricultural and resource management agent with Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County, has been awarded the New Jersey Farm Bureau Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award for 2021, presented at the New Jersey Farm... more »

2022 Becker Forum, Empire State Producers EXPO moving online

Due to the ever changing COVID-19 pandemic, the Empire State Producers Expo and Becker Forum is going virtual. The Becker Forum will stay the same date and time, Jan 10, in a virtual format. Becker... more »

New England Vegetable & Berry meeting goes virtual

The New England Vegetable & Berry Growers Association (NEV&BGA) Winter Meeting scheduled for Feb. 7 has moved online. The event will be held from 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. There is a $20 registration fee, which is waived... more »

Tribal department of agriculture set by Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

In the years since University of Connecticut Extension Educators began working more extensively with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, the project has been fruitful. There has been growth in agricultural production, food security, and health for the... more »

New Jersey Division of Ag and Natural Resources names Minch director

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced Dec. 23 the appointment of Frank Minch, of Raritan Township, as director of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s Division of Agricultural and Natural Resources. Minch has... more »

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