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Resource helps food hubs improve financial performance

A new resource from the USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service will help food hubs improve their financial performance. Food hubs are a businesses or organizations that manage the aggregation, distribution, and marketing of locally-produced food. [caption id="attachment_8561" align="alignright"... more »

MFFPA accepting scholarship applications

The Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association (MFFPA) will present up to three scholarships to winning applicants on Wednesday, June 22. Applicant requirements include having successfully completed freshman year at an accredited community/state college or university and be in the... more »

Direct-to-consumer sales help farms stay in business

Opportunities to buy food directly from farmers, in urban and rural areas, have increased considerably in recent years. The number of farms that sold food at roadside stands, farmers’ markets, pick-your-own farms, onfarm stores, and... more »

United Fresh forum connects produce, foodservice industries

For the second year, The United Fresh Start Foundation will host The Produce Forum for School Success, a program at United Fresh 2016 to connect produce  companies with K-12 school foodservice buyers. The Produce Forum for School... more »

South Dakota Farmers Market Grower Grants available

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) has grant funds available to support local farmers markets. Proposals for the Farmers Market Grower Grants will be accepted from any current farmers market or any group interested... more »

NovaSource adds new regional account managers

NovaSource, the crop protection business unit of Tessenderlo Kerley, has created a new sales territory serving Idaho and four neighboring states. NovaSource has also added a new regional account manager to serve this new sales... more »

United Fresh launches second annual BrandStorm

The United Fresh Produce Association has launched the second annual BrandStorm marketing event, which will take place Nov. 14-16 in San Francisco, California at the Hilton Financial District San Francisco. The inaugural... more »

BioSafe names Milenski southwest territory manager

BioSafe Systems has hired Eric Milenski to the Agrichemical team as southwest territory manager. He will be covering a territory that includes Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Milenski will... more »

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