Northeast

Online platform from Virginia MarketMaker helps with market losses

With school closures and other food and beverage businesses being ordered to stop normal operations amid the COVID-19 outbreak, farmers and other agricultural producers along the supply chain are now faced with a lack of... more »

Services continue from Penn State Extension during COVID-19 outbreak

For over 150 years, Penn State Extension has fulfilled its mission of delivering science-based education to Pennsylvania communities. We will not waiver on that promise during this challenging time. Our services continue. We are, however,... more »

New York guidance exempts agriculture industry, workers

With the growing coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic engulfing the U.S., states are taking action to increase social distancing and slow the spread of the disease. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued executive orders that force most employers to reduce... more »

Pennsylvania closes non-life sustaining businesses; specialty crop operations exempt

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on March 19 ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m., March 19, to slow the spread of COVID-19. Enforcement actions against businesses that... more »

Coronavirus best management practices for vegetable growers

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19), has impacted Americans and our world partners significantly. While we have gained a basic understanding of this novel coronavirus, we are still in the earliest stages of the outbreak and do... more »

New York state ag department issues update for farm operations

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has released information that confirms the exemption of agricultural operations from coronavirus restrictions. "While New York state’s efforts to mitigate the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19)... more »

Ag included in Pennsylvania’s ‘essential businesses’

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on March 18 issued guidance for the agriculture industry on essential businesses and how those businesses can mitigate against COVID-19 while maintaining essential operations to ensure access to food. Governor... more »

University of Vermont shares guidelines for fruit, vegetable operations

The current COVID-19 pandemic is a common concern and many are wondering what they can and should do. The information compiled by here is intended to help guide the fruit and vegetable farming community. If you... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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