Food irradiation marketed to fresh produce market

Now, a growing firm called ScanTech Sciences is marketing its irradiation services for use with fresh produce.

Retail debut of EverCrisp earning ‘early fans’

The new apple hit select grocers’ shelves in November 2017.

Michigan Agritourism’s video series features tips for u-pick

The Michigan Agritourism Association has just released two educational videos that showcase picking techniques and farm etiquette at Michigan u-pick f... more »

Crunch Time Apple closes sales season for managed varieties

Wolcott,  New York-based Crunch Time Apple Growers reports SnapDragon apples realized a 38 percent increase in sales at the end of first quarter 20... more »

Northwest fresh pear harvest estimated at 18.9 million boxes

As part of the annual Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) meeting held in Portland, OR on May 31, industry members compiled the first official estimate of t... more »

California Certified Farmers’ Market group seeks members

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has 15 vacancies on the California Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee (CFMAC). Th... more »

Virginia is setting for National Direct Ag Marketing Summit

United States Department of Agriculture, Farm Credit, Farmers Market Coalition, Food Distribution Research Society and National Value Added Conference... more »

China trade missions pursued by new Michigan ag director

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gordon Wenk will continue the department’s work with Michigan businesses when he l... more »

Once-banned Michigan grower plans return to farmers’ market

Once banned for a controversial business decision, a Michigan farmer is expected to return this summer to the East Lansing Farmer's Market for his fir... more »

NAFDMA transitions to hired staff, positions for future growth

Alexandria, Virginia-based North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA) has selected Corey Connors as its new executive director. ... more »

Eliasan Consulting offers International trade, development services

Seattle, Washington-based Eliasan Consulting is offering of global consulting services for organizations and businesses in the agricultural, food, and... more »

Stark Bro’s restores Walt Disney’s favorite apple trees to orchard

"Where Dreams Come True" is a famous slogan usually associated with Disneyland and Disneyworld, but on Friday, some Disney magic held court in the s... more »

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