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Michigan man honors family farming history by creating potato-based vodka

Chris Iott is not among the Iott brothers who have made a career out of running the family’s northern Michigan seed farm, but he has found a way to create a new niche for his... more »

$90K for charity raised by Strawberry Picking Challenge

More than $90,000 for a migrant charity was raised by the sixth annual Strawberry Picking Challenge held Feb. 8-9 in Plant City, Florida. The annual charity event, presented by Monte Package Company, raises funds that... more »

MSU Extension to hold 2019 Oceana Asparagus Day

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension will be holding the 2019 Oceana Asparagus Day on Thursday, March 14 for area and interested asparagus growers to hear industry updates, market outlooks and various disease and insect management... more »

Zack Moye to lead Marrone Bio’s Southeastern U.S. sales effort

Marrone Bio Innovations  (MBI) (NASDAQ: MBII), a global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, said Zack Moye has joined as Southeastern U.S.territory sales manager. In the Southeastern U.S., agricultural production is widespread and... more »

Purdue draws innovators to Indiana for 4th annual agBOT Challenge

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture is partnering with Gerrish Farms to host the agBOT Challenge 2019, a three-day event May 16-18. The event includes the NextGen Expo, an interactive STEM event, and the agBot competition,... more »

Ocean Mist Farms hires Lisa Fuentes

Ocean Mist Farms is pleased to announce the hire of Lisa Fuentes as its new Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance. Fuentes brings nearly 19 years of experience serving the industry and a wealth... more »

Agudelo research dean, Experiment Station director at Clemson

Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences has named Paula Agudelo associate dean of research and Experiment Station director. Agudelo, a nematologist and professor of plant pathology in Clemson’s plant and environmental sciences department, was named to the... more »

Gerber taps growers for groundbreaking baby food

Growers planted new crops and grew them organically in order to help baby food giant Nestlé put a groundbreaking line of baby food products in stores. Gerber Freshful Start is a new line of baby... more »


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