Marketing

Variety of methods keep track of farm visitors

On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid admission, keeping customers in the right fields an... more

Skelly’s Farm Market adapts to retail agriculture

A traditional Midwestern farm that raised 350 acres of field crops and milked 50 cows a day has successfully converted to a small vegetable growing and farm mar... more

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NAFDMA annual convention Feb. 1-7 in Los Angeles

North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA), through farmers inspired, will hold its 33rd Annual Convention in Los Angeles, Califo... more »

Ocean Mist Farms launches new website

In an effort to provide the most user-friendly experience, Castroville, California-based Ocean Mist Farms has launched its newly designed website. ... more »

Fresh Farms of America launching Las Vegas market

Fresh Farms of America has established the first farm under the brand name, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The local operation is named Vegas Fresh Far... more »

Whole Foods co-CEO to headline SEPC’s Southern Exposure

John Mackey, co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, will be presenting the keynote address at Southern Exposure in Tampa, Florida on March 3, 20... more »

Stokes Seeds hires new Midwest sales rep

Stokes Seeds Nov. 27 announced the hire of Tom Jacobs as a sales representative for Michigan, northern Ohio and northern Indiana. Jacobs is working... more »

Nonprofit honored for 20 years marketing produce

More than 100 farmers, scientists, philanthropists, staff and leaders gathered Nov. 4 to celebrate 20 years of nonprofit Red Tomato marketing local pr... more »

Vegetable exports from the U.S. total $5.1 billion

U.S. agricultural exports in fiscal year 2017, climbed nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year, reaching a total $140.5 billion, the third-highest... more »

Speaker, schedule set for Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention

More than 2,400 fruit, vegetable, and berry growers and others from the industry are expected at the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention ... more »

Michigan-based Monte Package to expand operations

A southwest Michigan-based manufacturer and supplier of packaging for the produce industry, is expanding at its Riverside, Michigan headquarters in Ha... more »

Organic produce sales top $1 billion in third quarter

Organic fresh produce sales reached $1.16 billion for the third quarter of 2017, an eight percent increase in dollars and 10 percent rise in volume fr... more »


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