Marketing

Perdue proclaims National Farmers Market Week

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has proclaimed Aug. 6-13 to be National Farmers Market Week. This is the 18th year USDA has supported local producers by encouraging families to meet, and buy from, the... more »

UF/IFAS helps farmers break into the local food movement

When it comes to defining local food, things are hardly black and white. Instead, consumers perceive degrees of localness rather than firm local and non-local divisions, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences... more »

Planning underway for 2017 Great Lakes EXPO

Planning is underway for the education programs, trade show and special events for the 2017 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and Michigan Greenhouse Growers EXPO. The two conventions will again be held... more »

Michigan producers of onions to vote on program continuation

Michigan’s onion producers have an opportunity to vote on whether to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program in a referendum conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development beginning Monday, July... more »

Colorado group touts produce calendar in stores

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) is encouraging the public to look for CFVGA's colorful produce calendar when shopping at Sprouts Farmers Market, City Markets and King Soopers stores. Produced by CFVGA in... more »

Produce Innovation Award winners named

Five Produce Innovation Award winners were recognized June 15 at United Fresh 2017. This year’s honorees were selected by show attendees from a total of 46 contestants across five categories: Best New Food Safety Solution,... more »

SmartFood Expo to be co-located with United Fresh Show in 2018

During today’s opening general session of the United FreshMKT, United FreshTEC, International Floriculture Expo and Global Cold Chain Expo, show organizers announced a fifth new expo will be co-located with the partners in June 2018.... more »

Host a better farm field day with toolkit full of suggestions

You’ve done some interesting work: You had a great idea, tried it on your farm and got surprising results. Now, you want to share those results with other farmers and ranchers. The only problem is,... more »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News July/August 2024 cover image

Spraying tech

Smart crop monitoring solutions

FIRA preview

Labor challenges persist in the fruit and vegetable growing world.

A&M Farms’ embrace of tech

App technology

Veg connections: Cover crops

National Plant Diagnostic Network: Plant health at a crossroads

GLEXPO preview

Fresh Views: sustainability program

Business: succession

Ag Labor Review

Farm Market & Agritourism

see all current issue »

Be sure to check out our other specialty agriculture brands

produceprocessingsm Organic Grower