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NASGA’s ‘Service with Impact Award’ presented to Tim Nourse

At the annual North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual meeting and Conference this week in San Antonio, Texas, Tim Nourse was presented the 2020 Annual “Service with Impact Award” by board member Kevin Edberg. The... more »

Senior environmental policy advisor role at MDARD goes to Neyhart

Josh Neyhart, former policy advisor for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, is joining the team at the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) effective Monday, Feb. 10 as the senior environmental policy advisor to MDARD... more »

Ocean Mist Farms launches Coachella winter artichoke season

Ocean Mist Farms, a leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in the U.S. and the only growers of winter globe artichokes in Coachella Valley, has launched the Coachella artichoke season. According to a news... more »

New Jersey ag division names Atchison to lead marketing, development efforts

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher on Jan. 22 announced the appointment of Joe Atchison III, of Cherry Hill, as director of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s Division of Marketing and Development.... more »

New officers elected by Michigan Commission of Agriculture

During its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 22, the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development elected its new officers for 2020 and welcomed new Commissioner Tim Boring. Brian Pridgeon of Montgomery was elected chair... more »

Hemp a topic at Indiana Horticultural Conference and Expo

Hemp production, a hot topic in Indiana agriculture, will be covered from multiple angles at the upcoming Indiana Horticultural Conference and Expo on Feb. 11-13 in Indianapolis. Bryan Parr of Legacy Hemp will focus on the production... more »

Michigan creates Food and Agriculture Housing Task Force

Michigan’s food and agriculture workforce traditionally consisted of the self-employed and family members, but the trend has been showing a sharp increase in the need to hire additional labor within the food and agriculture communities.... more »

Education, resources for small farms set for Michigan Family Farms Conference

Winter brings many opportunities for Michigan farmers to engage in conferences across the state that support their continuing education and brings them together around a common interest and fellowship. One such conference is the Michigan Family... more »

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