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GLEXPO Bus Tour: Where farm marketers exchange ideas

The Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour visited six Grand Rapids, Michigan-area locations featuring a variety of attractions, crops and products. On Dec. 4, the 132 participants packed three buses and visited Andy T’s... more »

Kevin Moffitt to step down from pear bureau

Kevin Moffitt, president and CEO of Pear Bureau Northwest, plans to step down after 35 years with the organization. Moffitt plans to relinquish day-to-day duties as of July 1, 2024. To help ensure a smooth... more »

Cider association’s certification program goes global

The American Cider Association is expanding its beverage professional education and certification program globally. The Certified Cider Professional (CCP) program was launched at CiderCon 2016 with a particular focus on the U.S. Since then, the... more »

Funding round to help vertical farming operator Oishii

Vertical farming operator Oishii has announced the closing of $134 million in Series B funding. The funds should accelerate Oishii’s growth, according to a news release. Known as the world’s largest indoor vertical strawberry farm,... more »

Sen. Cantwell praises post-tariff apple exports

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, recently highlighted a successful apple export season, following India's decision to drop a 20% retaliatory tariff on U.S. apples. Prakash Gupta, consul general of a new India Consulate in Seattle,... more »

How to access USDA grants for export programs

Bryant Christie Inc., an international marketing and research firm, is offering free webinars to help food, beverage and agribusinesses seek out, apply for, and leverage government grants for export programs. Throughout its 30-plus-year history, Bryant... more »

Group advocates for specialty crops in Farm Bill

Amid ongoing farm bill discussions on Capitol Hill, the co-chairs of the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA) gathered in Washington, D.C., to advocate for America’s $64.7 billion specialty crop industry.   The group recently... more »

Strawberry variety features bright red, sweet fruit

The USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) strawberry breeding program in Beltsville, Maryland, is releasing a new cultivar, Lumina, which produces lustrous bright red strawberries that are large and sweet. Early research results quickly showed that... more »

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