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Farmcation connects local farmers with city dwellers

Although demand for local food in the Bay Area is on the rise, most small farms struggle to stay afloat. But a new student startup called Farmcation, which grew from a UC Berkeley innovation course... more »

Brand naming expert to speak at BrandStorm marketing event

Alexandra Watkins, founder & chief innovation officer at Eat My Words, and author of the No. 1 bestseller “Hello, My Name is Awesome…How to Create Brand Names That Stick,” will present the closing general session... more »

Farms receive extension for recording farm structure

The USDA is providing farms a one-time, 30-day extension to the June 1 deadline for recording farm organization structures related to Actively Engaged in Farming determinations. This date is used to determine the level of... more »

Northeast Ag Sales to distribute Agro-K products

Agro-K has teamed up with Northeast Agricultural Sales (NEAG) for distribution of the full line of Agro-K foliar fertilizers and soil biological products in northern New England. NEAG has headquarters in Lyndonville, Vermont and offices in Fairfield... more »

Arysta LifeScience relocates to Research Triangle Park

Arysta LifeScience will relocate its global headquarters from West Palm Beach, Florida, to Cary, North Carolina, over the coming months. The company’s global headquarters will host key functional areas including Global R&D and Regulatory, Global Supply Chain... more »

Farm Bureau survey: farmers want to control their data

Farmers and ranchers want to control the information their equipment collects every time it passes through a field, a survey released by the American Farm Bureau Federation  (AFBF) shows. Farmers also believe that creating a... more »

Prevention is key against insurance claims

Precaution and prevention are key factors in making sure your farm is properly insured and protected against claims. Mark Epple, a Michigan Farm Bureau Insurance agent, discussed prevention and insurance coverage at the recent Midwest... more »

United Fresh announces Innovation Awards finalists

United Fresh has selected 49 new products as finalists for the 2016 Produce Innovation Awards. This year’s finalists will compete in five categories for the title of Best New Product at United Fresh 2016, June... more »

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