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Michigan carrots growers to vote on future of program

Michigan’s carrot producers will be voting on whether to continue the Carrot Industry Development Program. Voting in the referendum conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) will be from April 1-12.... more »

Texas 1015 sweet onion harvest starts

Harvest of Texas 1015 Sweet Onions (TX1015) has started, and the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) is kicking off promotional activities. Funded through a USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service Specialty Crop Block Grant through the Texas Department... more »

Opinion: ‘Food bully’ undermines safe fruits and veggies

Editor's note: Through its safefruitsandveggies.com consumer website, the Alliance for Food and Farming responds to the Environmental Working Group's annual Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists. The legacy of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is... more »

Survey: Farmers not to blame for high food prices

A recent survey of U.S. consumers show that most of them aren't placing the blame for high food prices on farmers, despite a 25% increase in the category from 2019 to 2023. The survey about... more »

Syngenta Vegetable Seeds, Emerald Seed partner

Syngenta Vegetable Seeds and Emerald Seed Co. have an agreement that will provide Syngenta exclusive access to Emerald Seed’s high-quality genetics. Specifically, the partnership will allow Syngenta to continue investing in advancing onion seed germplasm... more »

New Hampshire greenhouse operator prepares for May opening

Preparing for its May grand opening, North Country Growers has introduced a new website. The Berlin, New Hampshire, greenhouse grower of leafy greens plans to complete construction and begin first harvests in May, according to... more »

Inaugural Agritourism Summit offers immersive experiences

Michigan's agricultural and tourism sectors are set to converge at the inaugural Agritourism Summit and pre-summit farm tour. The event, scheduled for May 7-8 in Traverse City, Michigan, will be hosted by Michigan State University... more »

Farm Market and Agritourism: Effective pricing methods

Setting the right prices for your produce at farmers markets is a delicate balancing act. On one hand, you want to attract customers with competitive prices, and on the other, you need to ensure profitability... more »

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