PMA Fresh Connections: Retail to address shopper experience

Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Connections: Retail will connect retailers and suppliers through retail-based education sessions, networking opportunities, and an optional tour of the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market. The event will be hosted in Philadelphia April... more »

Michigan Farmers Market Conference to offer SNAP training, sign-up

The Michigan Farmers Markets Association (MIFMA) is hosting the Michigan Farmers Market Conference on March 8 and 9, on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. The 2016 conference will feature the... more »

Small Farm Conference focuses on alternative income opportunities

The Northeast Small Farm Conference and Trade Show, presented by Ohio State University (OSU) Extension, is set for April 2. The conference and trade show are designed to help make landowners and small farm operations... more »

Specialty Crop Grant opportunities available for Michigan businesses

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced new opportunities for Michigan businesses through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program from the USDA Ag Marketing Services. The grant funding is contingent on the... more »

WPVGA presents industry awards, Hall of Fame inductions

The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) inducted two individuals into the WPVGA Hall of Fame for their lifetime achievement in the development of the state’s potato industry. Hall of Fame inductions were held... more »

Fruit Logistica 2016 welcomes record number of visitors

More than 70,000 trade visitors from over 130 countries experienced Fruit Logistica 2016 in Berlin over the past three days,... more »

World Ag Expo prepares for 49th annual show

World Ag Expo will kick off its 49th annual show on Tuesday, Feb. 9 in Tulare, California. Gates open at the International Agri-Center at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, and the playing of the National Anthem... more »

Michigan Vegetable Council recognizes award winners

The Michigan Vegetable Council handed out a Master Farmer Award and a Master Farmer Associate Award Dec. 9 at the 15th annual Great Lakes EXPO Banquet held as part of the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable... more »

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