Marketing

Ocean Mist adds store locator to website

Ocean Mist Farms, the leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes, recently added a store locator widget to the official brand website. In addition to enhancing in-store sales by offering shoppers a way to identify local retail availability,... more »

High-end agritourism: Taylor grows for chefs, wine estate guests

High-end wine estates, restaurants and boutique farm-themed hotels are becoming popular around the country. While their growing operations themselves don’t resemble traditional commercial agriculture, they do generate substantial income from farm visitors who stay or... more »

Popular Minnesota agritainment business ending 31 years of operation

A Byron, Minnesota, farm has been in one family for more than 100 years and they have been opening up their home to the community for the last 31 years. According to ABC6 News in Rochester, Minnesota, Tom and... more »

New Jersey ag secretary highlights Jersey Fresh eggplant

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher along with state, county and local officials visited Flaim Farms in Vineland on Sept. 4 to highlight Jersey Fresh eggplant. New Jersey is No. 1 in the... more »

Steve Lutz joins Category Partners as VP of insights, innovation

Steve Lutz has joined Category Partners LLC, Idaho Falls, Idaho, as vice president of Insights and Innovation. Lutz most recently was the vice president of member engagement at the Produce Marketing Association, a position he... more »

BREAKING: Mexico and U.S. reach deal to end tomato tariff dispute

According to Reuters, Mexican tomato producers have reached a deal with the U.S. government to avoid an anti-dumping investigation, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said Aug. 21. Under the deal, the vast majority of Mexican... more »

Produce Month recognized at Buffalo Valley Auction in Pennsylvania

August is PA Produce Month, a month-long celebration of the abundance of local, Pennsylvania-grown vegetables. Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding visited Buffalo Valley Produce Auction in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania, August 15 to present a copy of... more »

Sklarczyk Seed Farm gets Michigan ‘Ag Exporter of the Year’ award

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has awarded Sklarczyk Seed Farm of Johannesburg, Michigan, with the 2019 Michigan Agriculture Exporter of the Year Award. “We’re very proud to recognize Sklarczyk Seed Farm... more »


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