Marketing

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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Sweet Cherry Variety Showcase to be July 7 in Michigan

International Plant Management and Michigan State University Extension have combined to sponsor a Sweet Cherry Variety Showcase at Clarksville Horticu... more »

New York Growers Renew Marketing Order

New York state apple growers have decided: They want to stick together.Growers voted 168 to 69 to renew the New York State Apple Marketing Order (AMO)... more »

California Chooses Ott to Head Apple Commission

The California Apple Commission has chosen Alex Ott to fill the position of executive director, effective April 4.For the last five years, Ott has bee... more »

December Apple Holdings up 26 Percent

The 2004 apple crop continues to shine in terms of quantity and quality, both of which are having a noticeable impact on the market. While apple holdi... more »

Kenton Kidd Announces Retirement from California Apple Commission

Kenton Kidd, president of the California Apple Commission, has announced his retirement and will officially step down from his role April 1. Kidd has ... more »

Stemilt, Pepin Heights Team Up to Market Apples

Two companies, each experts in apple marketing, growing, packing and shipping, are combining their similar backgrounds and separate expertise to promo... more »

Michigan Apple Committee Named New Officers

The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) has named Bryan Bixby, of Berrien Springs, Mich., as chairman and Julia Hersey, of Casnovia, Mich., as vice chairwo... more »

Improved Crop Insurance Program Available to Apple Growers

Growers will have the opportunity to insure 2005 crop apples under a new, improved crop insurance policy, but it is important that decisions are made ... more »

Michigan Processed Apple Prices Released

The Michigan Processing Apple Growers Marketing Committee has negotiated the following minimum prices for Michigan processing apples for the 2004 appl... more »


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