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Seven takeaways from benchmark survey of markets

Penn State Extension’s Farm Markets team works with a Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) grant from the USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). The awarded project is titled Building Dynamic Marketplaces & Stronger Networks for Pennsylvania's Direct... more »

EFI certifies all of Rouge River Farms’ operations

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) has certified Rouge River Farms’ fourth location. The worker treatment certification makes the grower-shipper’s entire sweet corn supply chain – from south Florida to Ontario, Canada -- EFI Certified, according to... more »

UPL introduces two pesticides to North America

UPL, Cary, North Carolina, has introduced two insecticides, SHENZI 700 WG and SHENZI 400 SC, to the North American market. SHENZI 700 WG and 400 SC provide growers with proven solutions to protect crops against... more »

PA growers approve continuing vegetable marketing, research program

Keystone State growers have approved continuing the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program (PVMRP). Nearly 79% of the vegetable growers voting in the review referendum on the PVMRP voted “Yes” to continue the Program for... more »

Balchem wins organic foliar products registrations for vegetables

Balchem Plant Nutrition has received registration for two organic foliar products that can aid growers of organic fruit and vegetables. The new product combinations provide convenient and safe solutions for organic fruit and vegetable growers,... more »

Survey shows … inflation, competition factor in farm market pricing

Farm costs, inflation and competitors’ strategies influence how farm markets across the U.S. price their commodities and food items. This year’s Fruit Growers News Farm Market Pricing Survey shows what leading farm marketers across the... more »

Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Field Day registration opens

Registration is open for Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Field Day. The university is inviting fruit and vegetable growers to participate in Purdue Extension's annual event, which is scheduled for July 20 from 9 a.m. to 1... more »

Stokes Seeds names Mid-Atlantic area manager

Stokes Seeds has hired Frank Kern as territory manager for eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Kern will be responsible for seed and service to growers in the region, providing commercial vegetable seed recommendations and collaborating... more »

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