Farm Management

ProducePay: Growers cite pricing, business stability concerns

ProducePay has released its second annual survey that is designed to explore business stability for produce stakeholders, including growers, packers, distributors, integrated suppliers and end buyers in the U.S. and Latin America. The results spotlight... more »

NCAE digs into ag labor issues at annual forum

The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) has released the agenda for its 10th Annual Ag Employer Labor Forum. The event is Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at the M Resort just outside Las Vegas. The Labor... more »

Marketing agency adds USDA grant writing to services

Moxxy Marketing has worked with multiple specialty crop commodity groups to submit applications and obtain funding through USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) grants. AMS grants are designed to fund projects “that enhance the marketability and... more »

Great Lakes EXPO: IPM Investigations

Training session to help growers scout for signs of pests and diseases Integrated Pest Management can be an effective way to utilize natural resources while benefiting the environment. Growers know the importance of plant health... more »

American Farmland Trust grants $1 million

American Farmland Trust (AFT) has awarded more than $1 million to 110 farmers across the country through the Brighter Future Fund, adding to the $4.5 million awarded since 2020. AFT announced the grants on Oct.... more »

Micheal de Schaaf joins MSU research center as farm manager

Michael de Schaaf is the new farm manager at the Michigan State University (MSU) Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center in Benton Harbor. De Schaaf, a small agricultural service business owner with nearly three decades of... more »

New crop insurance options include organic transition coverage

The USDA is beefing up crop insurance options for specialty crop and organic producers, including rolling out new and expanded options based on feedback from farmers and ranchers. To do this, USDA’s Risk Management Agency... more »

Florida ag department seeks growers’ Farm Bill interests

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Wilton Simpson is leading two listening sessions to allow Florida growers and ranchers to give recommendations for the Farm Bill and related agricultural issues. The sessions will be from 3 to... more »

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