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Head grower hired at Revolution Farms

Revolution Farms, a large indoor hydroponic greens farm in Caledonia, Michigan has hired Tammam (Tam) Serage as head grower. Serage came to Revolution Farms from Shenandoah Growers in Harrisonburg, Va., where he most recently served... more »

Building purchased to house bee facility for Washington State University

Washington State University’s (WSU) Honey Bee and Pollinator Research and Education program has a new permanent home. The university has signed a purchase agreement on a facility located near Othello, Washington, where scientists will have room and equipment... more »

Inductees for Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame announced

Agriculture Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried and the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Foundation announced Oct. 8 the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees for 2020. The induction ceremony will be held at the Florida State Fair’s Agricultural Hall of Fame Banquet... more »

Study to look at Lake Champlain Basin water conservation efforts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is launching a multi-year study to assess the impact of voluntary conservation practices on water quality in two Lake Champlain Basin watersheds. These studies – established with other state... more »

Help for farmers suffering from mental stress offered in Florida

When some people think of a farmer, they conjure an image of a stoic, tough-as-nails figure – one who can cope with any hardship. But that’s not always the case, particularly when cold, heat, drought,... more »

Michigan Agritourism Month proclaimed by Gov. Whitmer

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed October as Michigan Agritourism Month. As a part of the month-long celebration and to recognize the economic and social benefits of agritourism to our state’s farms and communities, Michigan Department... more »

Annual Tour de Fresh ride planned by California Giant Foundation

The sixth annual Tour de Fresh ride, presented by the California Giant Foundation, is set to commence in a matter of days and there is still an opportunity to support the cause ahead of PMA... more »

Vermont specialty crop producers granted $305,929 for eight projects

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) announces grants totaling $305,929 for eight projects to benefit Vermont fruit, vegetable and value-added producers and increase consumer access to locally produced food. These grants, funded through the USDA... more »


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