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GreenStone Farm Credit Services awards scholarships

This year GreenStone Farm Credit Services awarded $60,000 to exceptional students via the GreenStone Scholarship Program and the Dave Armstrong Scholarship Program. Since its inception in 2010, the scholarship initiative has granted $500,000 to students... more »

New partnership to improve vertical farming

Philips Horticulture LED Solutions and Hoogendoorn Growth Management have partnered to enhance vertical farming. Their partnership aims to combine horticulture lighting technology with greenhouse automation solutions, resulting in improved dynamic lighting for vertical farms. Philips... more »

The surprising challenge: Why do most succession plans fail?

In our previous articles we’ve explored the importance of planning, and why every operation needs two separate succession plans. But even operations that have plans in place sometimes fail to transfer to the next generation.... more »

ZAG IT review boosts cybersecurity

ZAG Technical Services (ZAG) has released a new service offering promoting cybersecurity strength that is more accessible to growers and shippers. Based in San Jose, California, ZAG is a consulting firm specializing in information technology,... more »

Vegetable Growers News seeks reader feedback

Vegetable growers, what are your biggest concerns right now? Vegetable Growers News is seeking feedback from specialty crop growers on the biggest issues they’re facing and what topics they’re most interested in learning more about.... more »

Cyber safety webinars scheduled

A series of webinars is designed to help growers take proactive steps to fortify their cybersecurity and improve efficiencies. Agriculture IT consulting firm ZAG Technical Services (ZAG has launched a webinar series designed to empower... more »

Improve the odds: Strategies to enact a successful succession plan

Our previous articles in this series explored the four quadrants of farm succession planning, including why every operation needs two distinct succession plans and the surprising reasons why most plans fail. In this article, we’ll... more »

AgroFresh acquires Pace International

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. has acquired Pace International LLC, including its domestic and overseas operations. Pace was a subsidiary of Valent BioSciences and is a provider of sustainable postharvest solutions, equipment and technical services. [caption id="attachment_34375"... more »

U.S. Syngenta site recognized by EPA for decarbonization

Syngenta Group, one of the world’s leading global agriculture technology companies, has announced its manufacturing facility in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, has been recognized as a top user of green power by the U.S. Environmental Protection... more »

Farm Market & Agritourism: Establish your business as a destination

In digital marketing, we usually create a website first and think about the mobile appearance second. It may be time to reverse that practice, particularly if we attempt to develop a sense of destination with... more »

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