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California Regional Agritourism Summits registration open

The University of California Small Farm Program and UC Cooperative Extension advisors in four California regions are working with local partners to organize Regional Agritourism Summits. The summits will be occasions for farmers, ranchers, county... more »

Western NY Food Hub grower meeting set for Jan. 19

Eden Valley Growers (EVG), a farmer-owned cooperative and the owner/operator of the Western NY Food Hub, will host an information session on how technical assistance and support will be provided for farmers interested in selling... more »

New Organic Produce Network to connect organic produce industry

A new company has been formed to connect facets of the organic produce community through education, information and live events. Matt Seeley, former vice president of marketing for The Nunes Company, and Tonya Antle, former... more »

Gain interest by sharing your farm’s history

Because many farm markets have been in business for generations, you might have customers who visit because their parents did before. By further developing and sharing this history you can build on an already existing... more »

Rule changed on SNAP promotion at farmers’ markets

In 2016, many farmers' markets participating in both the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive and Farmers Market Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Support Grant programs encountered confusion when they sought to inform area residents that their... more »

Ocean Mist Farms prepares for Frost Kissed artichokes

As this season’s temperatures begin to cool down, Ocean Mist Farms is planning for its artichokes, known as Frost Kissed artichokes. Artichokes are Frost Kissed when the temperature drops below 32 degrees, causing the skin... more »

Video series aims to educate consumers about ag

Ron Goldy was waiting in his dentist’s office one day when a video playing in the corner caught his eye. The video was high-definition, with no narration – just music playing in the background. The... more »

Agriculture Secretary reappoints four members to FCIC board

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has reappointed four members to the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) board of directors. James Bardenhagen, John F. Finston, Iris V. Sáenz and Kenneth Ray Sneed, who joined the board in... more »

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

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