Caterpillar, SunSelect to collaborate on greenhouse

Caterpillar Inc. and SunSelect Produce, Inc. announced a strategic collaboration that will take the waste products of Caterpillar’s combined heat and power cogeneration facility in Mossville, Illinois, and put them to productive use in SunSelect hydroponic... more »

Isagro USA adds new hires to technical service team

Isagro USA announced George Stallings and Brenden Platts have joined the Isagro USA team as technical development manager and technical service representative, respectively. As technical development manager, Stallings will be responsible for product research, development... more »

Local food driving formation of cooperatives in Ohio

The cooperative model is an old one in agriculture. Its popularity waxes and wanes, but the local-food movement is putting it on the upswing – at least around Ohio. That was the assessment of Hannah... more »

Farmobile announces data agreements for farmers

Farmobile, a technology company specializing in farm data, announced pro-farmer legal agreements. The data agreements are simple and transparent by design, and grant full data ownership to the farmer, the company said. The agreements are freely available... more »

2016 Global Cold Chain Expo registration opens

Registration is now open for the inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo, created in partnership with the Global Cold Chain Alliance and the United Fresh Produce Association. Hosted at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois June 20-22,... more »

PMA Foundation announces new logo, name

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Foundation for Industry Talent is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year by refreshing itself for the next 10 years, including a new name, logo and an even stronger commitment to the industry’s... more »

Indiana Grown program launched for military veteran farmers

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s (ISDA) Indiana Grown initiative announced the Indiana Grown Homegrown By Heroes program, which gives Hoosiers a new, tangible way to support local veterans with an agriculture business. Governor Mike Pence... more »

Making the most of on-farm research data

In a recent article I described some important aspects of designing field experiments to avoid biasing the data. The take home lesson was that treatments should be replicated and randomized. In this article I will... more »

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