Farm Management

GreenStone appoints Brunner as chief financial officer

GreenStone Farm Credit Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Kimberly Brunner as its executive vice president and chief financial officer. Brunner assumed the new role on Aug. 1, in sync with the previous... more »

Michigan ag department grants will reward farm innovation

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is accepting applications for a new Farm Innovation Grant Program designed to help develop and support innovative solutions for farm, agriculture processing and supply chain problems facing... more »

GROWER SURVEY: What are your biggest concerns right now?

Fruit Growers News is currently seeking feedback from specialty crop growers on the biggest issues they’re facing and what topics they’re most interested in learning more about. As a thank you, we’re offering entry into... more »

Urban producers invited to USDA meeting on urban ag

The U.S. Department of Agriculture encourages urban producers and others to attend the second public meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production on Aug. 5. The committee will discuss new... more »

USDA adds specialty crops to market news app

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has added specialty crops to the USDA Market News App 2.0 update. The free app gives producers and others in the supply chain instant access to market information about conventional... more »

Ten-year study on pear growing enters final year

The University of California Extension is wrapping up a 10-year pear tree project at Shadowbrook Farms in Hopland, and will conduct a field viewing to go over the most recent data on the project. The... more »

EFI supports Biden administration’s Guidance on Fair Recruitment Principles

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups, supports the proposed new guidance on ethical recruitment from the Biden-Harris administration Collaborative Migration Management Strategy.... more »

California bill would shift water use from farmers to state

A California state senator is proposing to use $1.5 billion in taxpayer funds to buy water rights from farmers. By doing so, according to Sen. Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, the state could avoid some of the... more »

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