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Wish Farms sees domestic blackberry demand outlook improve

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, anticipates a positive shift in demand and pricing as U.S. blackberry production comes online. According to a news release from Wish Farms,... more »

Farmers’ markets across Arkansas getting back to business

It’s farmers’ market season in Arkansas, although this year’s markets are anything but business as usual. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, market managers and vendors have had to rethink their operations to stay in business and... more »

Wish Farms promotes local businesses, donates gift cards

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, recently completed a successful giveback campaign on Instagram by promoting local businesses while simultaneously supporting children in need. According to a news... more »

With Extension connections, alternative markets taking shape in Florida

Thanks to some creative thinking among Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and University of Florida UF/IFAS Extension agents and community partners throughout the state, alternatives to organic, green and farmers markets are creating business traction on behalf... more »

COVID-19 guidelines for agricultural operations offered by University of Georgia

Farmers and food processors take routine steps to reduce the likelihood of foodborne pathogens, like salmonella and E. coli, contacting the food and causing illness. The procedures that the food industry takes on a daily... more »

USDA official to lead University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

The University of Florida has named J. Scott Angle, director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, to lead the university’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) into the... more »

Two UGA scientists named Fellows of the American Phytopathological Society

Two prominent faculty members of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Harald Scherm and Albert Culbreath, have been named 2020 Fellows of the American Phytopathological Society. The American Phytopathological Society (APS)... more »

Mississippi Extension part of FARM Corps linking servicemen, veterans with ag jobs

Mississippi State University Extension is helping U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Tupelo, and other partners in launching a new FARM Corps program to connect furloughed or unemployed veterans and members of the National Guard, Reserve and... more »


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