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Merlo joins Engage Agro USA

Mark A. Merlo has joined Engage Agro USA (EAUSA) as western crop sales manager. He is responsible for sales in California and the west coast, according to the company.Merlo was formerly with United Phosphorus Inc.,... more »

Michigan asparagus growers get 2013 prices

Michigan asparagus growers will get 78 cents per pound (cash) from the state's asparagus handlers this year – 79.5 cents per pound with payment terms, according to Ken Nye, executive director of the Michigan Agricultural... more »

Brannen resigns from VOC

Wendy Brannen, who served as executive director of the Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) since July 2005, recently resigned to take a position with the U.S. Apple Association in Washington, D.C. “This has not been a... more »

Webinar to walk through new tomato agreement

USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce, will offer a free, interactive webinar on the newly amended Tomato Suspension Agreement at 2 p.m. (Eastern) March 14.Fresh tomatoes imported from Mexico... more »

Farm signs must meet zoning requirements

Signage can be an important part of any successful farm market, but you need to make sure your sign doesn't violate local zoning laws – which can be confusing.Helping farm marketers avoid conflicts over signage... more »

Cantaloupe groups gain traction on safety

The only way to go is up.Still smarting from a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to cantaloupes from Jensen Farms in Holly, Colo., in 2011, followed the next year by a salmonella outbreak tied to... more »

Cantaloupe groups gain traction on safety

The only way to go is up.Still smarting from a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to cantaloupes from Jensen Farms in Holly, Colo., in 2011, followed the next year by a salmonella outbreak tied to... more »

Freewheelin’ farmers ready to move on

After spending the past decade growing a sustainable small farm from a half acre of old farmland to a thriving eight-acre organic enterprise, the owners of Freewheelin' Farm in Santa Cruz County, Calif., are ready... more »

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