Farm Management

Ed Wengryn appointed NJ ag secretary

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has appointed Edward D. Wengryn as New Jersey secretary of agriculture. Wengryn, who started in the role on March 25, succeeds Douglas Fisher, who retired. Joe Atchison III, the assistant... more »

USDA asks for comments on fruit, vegetable committee

The USDA is seeking comments on its plans to renew the charter of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee. USDA is set to renew the committee’s charter for two years as required by the... more »

Survey: Farmers not to blame for high food prices

A recent survey of U.S. consumers show that most of them aren't placing the blame for high food prices on farmers, despite a 25% increase in the category from 2019 to 2023. The survey about... more »

New feature adds transparency to Produce Pay

Fresh produce marketers and retailers can have full transparency of produce shipments from the field to their final destination with a new feature from Produce Pay. Produce Pay's new Visibility feature ensures buyers of produce... more »

Immediate answers from Bayer’s GenAI system

Bayer has developed a GenAI system that will give farmers a wealth of information at their fingertips, answering farm management questions immediately. The company has been using proprietary agronomic data to train a large language... more »

Farm Market and Agritourism: Effective pricing methods

Setting the right prices for your produce at farmers markets is a delicate balancing act. On one hand, you want to attract customers with competitive prices, and on the other, you need to ensure profitability... more »

2023 Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under Forty Awards

The Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News recognized the hard work of the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under Forty Award Class of 2023 during a reception Dec. 5 at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable... more »

GLEXPO Bus Tour: Where farm marketers exchange ideas

The Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour visited six Grand Rapids, Michigan, area locations featuring a variety of attractions, crops and products. On Dec. 4, the 132 participants packed three buses and visited Andy... more »

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Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

 

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