Northeast

N.Y. Strawberry Crop flourishing this season

New York State strawberries are flourishing this year, thanks to a cool, rainy early spring that produced prime conditions for budding plants. Farmers in the state are reporting bumper crops of the berries, some measuring... more »

Bowery Farming, Unfold partner on vertical farm seed development

Vertical farming company Bowery Farming and Unfold, a seed and digital solutions company advancing the vertical farming industry, have formed a partnership to create locally produced vegetables through new seed varieties. Controlled environmental agriculture needs... more »

USDA looks at ports to increase export-import capacity

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced plans to increase capacity for exporting chilled and frozen agricultural commodities at the Port of Houston, to help improve service for shippers of U.S. agricultural commodities. The U.S. Department... more »

Preparations underway for Penn State’s 2022 Ag Progress Days

Organizers have begun preparations for Penn State's 2022 Ag Progress Days exposition, which will be held Aug. 9-11 in Centre County. Sponsored by the College of Agricultural Sciences, the expo is held at the Russell... more »

Stokes Seeds adds Eastern New York, New England territory manager

Stokes Seeds has announced the hiring of Jason Detzel as territory manager for eastern New York and the New England states. In this position, Detzel will be responsible for seed and service to growers in... more »

Farm directory launched in New York

The New York State Department of Agriculture plans to launch a statewide online Farm Directory in mid-June. The Farm Directory will connect consumers to producers of farm products and promote New York farms. The Farm... more »

Jersey Fresh event highlights N.J. strawberry crop

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture visited Bonacorsi’s Family Farm in Frenchtown in Hunterdon County to highlight the Jersey Fresh strawberry picking season. Bonacorsi family members at a Jersey Fresh promotion... more »

Grow-NY now accepting applications through July 1

Empire State Development announced on May 24 that the application window is now open for the 2022 Grow-NY food and agriculture competition. Grow-NY, a unique initiative that connects innovators and investors in the food, beverage... more »

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