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

Del Monte Fresh Produce exec to keynote United FreshMKT

Del Monte Fresh Produce Senior Vice President, North America, Sales, Marketing and Product Management, Emanuel Lazopoulos will put the spotlight o... more »

Vidalia onions pack date announced

Vidalia onions will be available starting Friday, April 20, the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Vidalia Onion Committee recently announced. ... more »

Concord Foods debuts line of freeze-dried vegetables

Concord Foods recently debuted a new freeze-dried vegetable snack line. The new product line, available for distribution by May 2018, includes flav... more »

CPMA, California Farm Bureau show support for NAFTA

At a recent trade panel discussion hosted by the Canadian consulate, both the California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) and the Canadian Produce Market... more »

Seedway hires vegetable sales rep

SeedWay has hired Steve Johnson as a vegetable seed sales representative for Ohio, West Virginia, Western Pennslyvania and Western New York. A ... more »

TOMRA working groups to discuss food industry digital standards

TOMRA Food is forming cross-industry working groups to accelerate development of digital standards for the food industry, with the first meetings to b... more »

Report: Organic fresh produce worth $5 billion in 2017

Sales of organic fresh produce items hit jumped 8 percent, hitting nearly $5 billion in 2017, according to numbers released Thursday by the Organic Pr... more »

Amazon/Whole Foods start grocery delivery with plans to expand

Amazon and Whole Foods Market Feb. 7 announced the introduction of free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market thro... more »

 ‘MARS,’ a new digital platform for market reporting, launched

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) this spring will launch a new electronic data platform to deliver market price information to the commod... more »

Marketing session at Southwest Michigan Horticulture Days

These days, being a produce farmer involves much more than growing food. For farms that directly market fruits and vegetables to customers, marketing ... more »

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