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Rise in ag ‘channels’ shown in new consumer food insights

As part of the Local and Regional Food Systems Response to COVID-19 project, in the fall of 2020 a team of researchers conducted a national survey of over 5,000 households. The survey provides important insights... more »

Farmers’ markets, CSAs and food hubs among USDA grant recipients

The USDA announced a $90.2 million investment in 203 projects to strengthen and explore new market opportunities for local and regional food businesses. The funding is made possible through grant programs administered by the Agricultural... more »

PREVIEW: 2021 GLEXPO Farm Market Bus Tour

Join Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News for the GLEXPO Farm Market Bus Tour and visit some of West Michigan’s market-savvy farm markets. The tour will be moderated by Michigan State University Extension staff.... more »

Michigan agritourism surveyed about disease prevention practices

Michigan State University Extension is developing resources to help Michigan’s agritourism industry better protect itself and its guests from zoonotic diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), zoonotic diseases are diseases caused... more »

New promotional opportunity available for agritourism venues

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is looking for orchards, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and more to showcase on a new app dedicated to connecting consumers with agritourism venues. The American Farm Trail app, created... more »

Webinar connects community supported ag farmers in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio

The in-person "Thinking Inside the Box: Growing CSA’s Across the Tri-State Region Conference" originally scheduled for Oct. 24-25, 2021, has been postponed until 2022 due to continued concerns over gathering at this time. In its... more »

Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour returns

The annual Great Lakes EXPO Fruit & Vegetable EXPO's annual Farm Market Bus Tour is back for 2021. Join Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News for the bus tour and visit some of west... more »

Making the healthy choice the easy choice in Virginia

Fresh produce isn’t hard to come by at any of Virginia’s more than 250 farmers markets. Some might call the rainbow of offerings, from bright red tomatoes this summer to earthy purple beets this fall,... more »

Current Issue

Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

Ridgefest updates industry on Michigan apple, cherry research

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

Farm Market column: Fine Tuning Your Market Performance

Ag Labor Review: Small-town virtues, from the ballpark to the classroom

 

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