Virginia farm relies on ‘huge’ CSA program

If you're going to run a CSA, it helps to do it in the richest county in the country.The Community Supported Agriculture program is the "bread and butter" of Great Country Farms, said Jaclyn Jenkins,... more »

Idaho grower builds 48-row onion planter

Bigger is better - at least when it comes to planting onions and drip irrigation. That's what Russell Frisby has determined since he started growing onions in western Idaho's Treasure Valley.When Frisby, manager of Frisby... more »

China: Land of opportunity for U.S. agriculture

When USDA announced it would conduct a trade mission to China this year, James Elgart decided it would be a good idea to go along.As president of Portland, Ore.-based Far West Fruit, Elgart has been... more »

New president wants to strengthen grower, buyer connections

Drawing on his own experience, the new president of the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association plans to use his new position to help the state's vegetable growers make more connections with buyers.Brian Campbell was elected president... more »

Farmers’ market association educates consumers

One of the missions of the Colorado Farmers Market Association (CFMA) is to educate consumers across the state about the value of fresh, locally grown produce, said Annie Catura, current CFMA board president.In the wake... more »

Products in the news

ABBA Ultra 0.3MANA Crop Protection recently introduced ABBA Ultra 0.3 miticide/insecticide, an advanced low-volatile organic compound formulation that provides insect and mite control.Labeled for use on cotton, tree nuts, grapes, citrus, pome fruits, strawberries and... more »

Agraquest gets OK to expand use of Serenade Soil fungicide

Agraquest has been given the green light to use its Serenade Soil fungicide for control of Verticillium in California strawberries.Available in the U.S. for tomatoes, potatoes and melons since 2010, Serenade Soil has proved effective... more »

Find a farmers market near you – or list one – at USDA’s national online directory

The USDA is currently accepting additions to its National Farmers Market Directory.The directory is designed to make searching for a farmers' market - wherever you are - easy. Currently, more than 7,000 are listed.Besides offering... more »

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