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J&J Family of Farms expands leadership team

As part of ongoing efforts to expand the leadership team and keep pace with organizational growth, J&J Family of Farms as appointed Tom Travers as Chief Operating Officer.Effective June 15, Travers assumed the COO role... more »

Jolene Brown to keynote farm marketing program at 2015 Great Lakes EXPO

Jolene Brown will make the keynote presentation for the farm marketing program at the 2015 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO, to be held Dec. 8-10 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.Brown is a farmer,... more »

Agritourism helps Ohio farm survive

Road construction is going on right in front of Ramseyer Farms, and will probably still be going on during the busy agritourism season this fall. The thousands of customers who visit will have a harder... more »

Breeding, energy, shelf life will drive the future of storage

What might produce storage look like in the future? Several experts shared their thoughts with VGN.Randy Beaudry, a horticulture professor at Michigan State University, said storage technology has pushed produce about as hard as it... more »

Two new staff members join NovaSource

NovaSource, the crop protection business unit of Tessenderlo Kerley (TKI), announced the addition of Tim Kuechmann as account manager for the Pacific Northwest and Newton Roda as director of international business, Southern Cone, South America.Kuechmann... more »

Pure Flavor partners with Sakata to introduce Marzanito

Pure Flavor announced another exclusive agreement within the recent months. This mini San Marzano style tomato from Sakata will be marketed under the Marzanito name from Pure Flavor available throughout North America. “At Sakata, our... more »

Stenzel, Gombas, Guenther appointed to USDA advisory committees

United Fresh's President and CEO, Tom Stenzel, along with Senior Vice President, Food Safety and Technology, Dave Gombas, and Senior Vice President of Public Policy, Robert Guenther, have been appointed by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack... more »

Book your hotel early for the 2015 Great Lakes EXPO

Planning is underway for the education programs, trade show and special events for the 2015 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and Michigan Greenhouse Growers EXPO. The two conventions will be held concurrently... more »

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