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Take hold of managing liability on agritourism farms

Agritainment operators need to do everything they can to minimize farm safety risks, manage liability, mitigate financial risk through enterprise budgeting and improve marketing strategies. Brian J... more

Teenagers line up to work at century-old farm

Adapting to change has been part of Krupp Farms’ growth and improvement over the past 100 years. This year marks not only the Comstock Park, Michigan, farm’... more

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USDA invests $4.8M in university agricultural programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has issued 19 grants totaling $4,790,100 to support agri... more »

Michigan Farmers Market Association conducting sales survey

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) recently received a Specialty Crop Block Grant that will allow the association to promote, market and ... more »

New Dole packaging targets snacking on the go

Dole is launching its new GO Berries!, three snack-size packages that snap apart. Each contains 4 ounces of fresh Dole strawberries. Ventilated for fr... more »

2017 MAFVC Farm Market Bus Tour

The 2017 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention Farm Market Bus Tour was held Jan. 30 in York County, Pennsylvania. The organizations visited wer... more »

InTents Conference aims to grow farmers’ market businesses

The first ever InTents Conference is coming to Mission Bay in San Diego Sunday, March 19-21, to help new and established farmers, artisan food makers ... more »

USDA will buy about 37 million pounds of apples

On Feb. 2, USDA announced a bonus buy of apples and apple products. The $15 million bonus buy will be for both fresh and processed apple products an... more »

Industry executives share insights at innovation forum

Corporate executives from various corners of the agriculture industry will gather to share their ideas on the future at THRIVE AgTech Innovation Forum... more »

USDA releases results of first local foods survey

More than 167,000 U.S. farms locally produced and sold food through direct marketing practices, resulting in $8.7 billion in revenue in 2015, accordin... more »

Stemilt goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

Stemilt is looking to St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 to promote its larger-sized Granny Smith apples. The company will place a decorative leprechaun ... more »

Industry groups react to withdrawal from TPP

President Trump has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and negotiations. Industry groups have since released sta... more »


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