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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’s 100th anniversary, but also Paul Krupp... more

Skelly’s Farm Market adapts smoothly to retail agriculture

A traditional Midwestern farm that raised 350 acres of field crops and milked 50 cows a day has successfully converted to a small vegetable growing and farm mar... more

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Crunch Time Apple Growers makes plans for SnapDragon, RubyFrost

This year’s harvests of the new SnapDragon and RubyFrost apples are underway with crops expected to be the biggest ever. Behind these two apple vari... more »

Food Marketing Institute cancels FMI Connect

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) will retire the 2017 FMI Show, known as FMI Connect, originally scheduled to be held in Chicago next June. Leslie G.... more »

NYS grown, certified food program launches

A New York State Grown & Certified program has been launched, as well as a new $20 million food hub in the Bronx to increase access to farm-fresh ... more »

EXPO schedule packed with educational events

In addition to a large trade show with more than 450 exhibitors, this year’s Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO will offer a variety ... more »

Evaluation services available to Michigan farmers’ markets

Growing Hope, based in Ypsilanti, Michigan, is offering evaluation services to farmers' markets that are members of the Michigan Farmers Market Associ... more »

Forecast: U.S. apple crop holds steady in 2016

The U.S. Apple Association has estimated the size of the 2016 U.S. apple crop: 245.9 million bushels. If it holds, the crop will be 3 percent bigger t... more »

Ontario berry grower assocations consider merger

Ontario’s two berry grower organizations are proposing a merger to create one new organization. Ontario Berry Growers’ Association (OBGA) and the ... more »

Blueberry industry to continue research, promotion order

Highbush blueberry producers and importers have voted to continue the Blueberry Promotion, Research and Information Order. In a referendum held fro... 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, Michiga... more »

Farmers markets, farms use Pokemon Go to draw customers

Farmers markets and farm marketers are tapping into the Pokemon Go phenomenon to attract visitors and customers. The app has reached more than 30 mill... more »


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