Marketing

MarketMaker can help growers locate opportunities

Growers and other industry representatives can now tap into a national electronic marketing tool for buying and selling locally produced foods.The National Food MarketMaker Program is being touted as a virtual supply chain to help... more »

Fresh produce sales up again for second quarter of 2013

For the second quarter this year, fresh produce sales are up compared to last year's figures. Organic fruits and vegetables lead the pack in growth with strong gains in sales and volume according to “FreshFacts... more »

Key Technology unveils new corporate logo and brand identify

Key Technology announced a new corporate logo and an updated brand identity to reflect the strengths of both Key and Visys, who merged earlier this year, creating the single most complete source of high performance... more »

Summer Summit yields seed winners

Seed industry judges for the 2013 All-America Selections (AAS) Summer Summit selected top flower and vegetable varieties at the Stokes Seeds Trial Farm at St. Catharines, Ontario on Aug. 14.An opportunity was given to European,... more »

USDA seeks comments on onion grades

USDA is requesting comments on proposed revisions to three onion standards: U.S. Standards for Grades of Creole Onions, U.S. Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions, and U.S. Standards for Grades of Onions (Other Than... more »

Farm rallies to rebuild after tornado devastation

After pouring every ounce of energy into building a flourishing agritoursim business near Oklahoma's largest city, owner Glenn Orr and his family never counted on it all being shredded to pieces in just a few... more »

Vidalia growers to vote on marketing order

USDA recently announced that Vidalia onion producers will vote from Sept. 9 through Sept. 27 on whether to continue their federal marketing order.The marketing order requires that a continuance referendum be held every six years.... more »

Maine processing plant grows from local partnerships

When its new vegetable processing facility opens this summer, Northern Girl will be closer to achieving its goal of pursuing year-round processing of locally grown vegetables in an underserved region of northern Maine.Northern Girl will... more »

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Midwest Weed Tech: Weed-fighting strategies, equipment have field day

ASTA helps sow the future of seed technology

Annual VGN Seed Showcase

Small organic growers give input on ag tech

UF studying horizontal tomatoes, disease resistance

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

Florida Tomato Institute grapples with pests

Onion thrips, disease management strategies

Inflation pressure creates pricing conundrum

Yara’s incubator farms focus on soil health

Too hot for old men to be working in the grove

H-2A program in need of repair

 

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