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ISAP’s Risk Management Conference set for August

The biennial Risk Management Conference hosted by The Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership (ISAP) will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in a three part virtual event on Aug. 1, 8 and 15. The conference... more »

Female growers to be recognized in 2026 International Year of the Woman Farmer1

The USDA is releasing how it plans to celebrate, support and promote female growers through the ¬†2026 as International Year of the Woman Farmer. The United Nations has designated 2026 as the International Year of... more »

Great Lakes EXPO 2024: Premier event for specialty crop ag innovation, networking

With over 5,000 attendees, 800-plus booth opportunities and over 400 vendors, the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and Michigan Greenhouse Growers EXPO make it easy to meet the decision makers on the... more »

Penn State Extension offers webinar to assist stressed farmers

Penn State Extension will host a webinar from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m on Aug. 6, 2024, which is designed to help attendees recognize signs of stress and provide effective support to farmers. The webinar,... more »

Report: 4th of July summer cookout cost hits record high

Families celebrating the 4th of July holiday will continue to find stubbornly high prices at the grocery store. An Independence Day cookout will cost $71.22 for 10 guests this year, based on the 2024 American... more »

Land transition webinar available

A webinar designed to help growers transition land and businesses to the next generation is being made available by Penn State Extension. Transitioning Land to a New Generation: Getting Started is a virtual on-demand recorded... more »

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