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Webinar: How to address ag trade deficit through Farm Bills

An agricultural trade deficit is increasing as the U.S. grows less and imports more fresh produce and other crops. New research reveals how many acres it would take to balance the U.S. agricultural trade deficit... more »

PVGA contracts with management firm for executive leadership

Directors of the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA) have approved allowing a management firm to run their grower organization. Wanner Associates of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will manage the PVGA. During a May 30 special board meeting,... more »

Firm helps inventors introduce new ag products

A firm that helps inventors of ag products take their products to market is looking for novel bio-based or chemical active ingredients. AgXelerators (AgX) partners with crop protection companies around the world to accelerate the... more »

Emerging technology in the ag industry at the GL EXPO

Great Lakes EXPO focuses on bringing new technology to growers With several challenges facing growers, such as climate change, rising input costs and more, it’s important to stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest technology.... more »

UF International Flavor Summit scheduled

Industry professionals and leading researchers in flavor science are planning to discuss how to make foods more flavorful during the International Flavor Summit in Orlando, Florida. Scheduled for March 4-5, the summit is designed to... more »

Weather disrupts California processing tomato harvest

As California growers harvest this season’s processing tomato crop, there is concern that canneries could struggle to keep up with a backlog of fruit deliveries. Yolo County farmer Bruce Rominger, board chairman for the California... more »

GL EXPO: ‘Fancy Lady Cowgirl’ and the digital market space

To maintain a thriving business, growers and farm marketers have a number of resources available to them: social media, trade shows, trade publications and — especially — fellow growers. DeHoff, aka... more »

High tunnel boost: Improve production

High tunnels are popular season extension tools for vegetable crops across the U.S. While most northern high tunnels use inflated double-layer plastic cover, application in the Southeast is questionable due to the mild spring climate.... more »

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