By Region

Irrigation, pipeline project moving ahead in Moses Lake, Washington

Following many letters of support earlier this year by various organizations, cities, port districts, chambers of... more »

Gladstone land purchase in Salinas clears way for Wish Farms lease

Gladstone Land Corp. (NASDAQ:  LAND) (“Gladstone Land” or the “Company”) announced July 11 it has acquired 324 gross acres of farmland in Monterey County, California, for $9.0 million. The farm, located in Salinas, California, is used to grow... more »

Lease agreement leads to expansion in California for Wish Farms

McClean, Virginia-based Gladstone Land Corp. (NASDAQ:  LAND) (“Gladstone Land” or the “Company”) announced that it has acquired 324 gross acres of farmland in Monterey County, California, for $9.0 million.  The farm, located in Salinas, California, is used to grow... more »

Colorado to tout state’s produce at International Food Festival

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) will provide produce-focused food samples and direct consumers to Colorado-grown produce July 20-21 during the Slow Food Nations Taste Marketplace. The event takes place at Larimer Square... more »

Floridians’ right to home-grow fruit protected

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in late June signed legislation protecting the right of all Floridians to grow fruit and vegetables on their own property. Starting July 1, any local Florida ordinance that expressly limits or prohibits... more »

Production expected up for Michigan SweeTango, Kiku, other apples

Applewood Fresh Growers expect a production increase of 20% over last year for SweeTango, as well as growth in production of other club varieties. In a press release, Applewood said it was “the lead marketer... more »

NW Michigan growers get natural disaster loans

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on July 3 designated five counties in northwest Michigan as primary natural disaster areas. Northwest Michigan is a noted fruit-production region, especially Grand Traverse County. Michigan grows 75 percent of the... more »

California flexes its top agricultural sales’ muscles

In U.S. agriculture, California is clearly the MVP in sales. According to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, California’s 70,521 farms ranked No. 1 in agricultural sales with $45.2 billion; this accounted for nearly 12 percent... more »


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