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Gov. Whitmer proclaims October as Michigan Agritourism Month

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed October as Michigan Agritourism Month. The month-long celebration recognizes the economic and social benefits of agritourism to our state’s farms and communities. Michigan Agritourism Month is a special time to... more »

To connect more farmers with buyers, UC publishes community food guides

Over the past year, many farmers have had to navigate rapid shifts in marketing practices since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted traditional food-supply systems. During this time, establishing relationships with local vendors has become necessary for... more »

Registration open for 2022 NAFDMA Agritourism Convention & EXPO

The North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association's Agritourism Conference & EXPO is the premier event and trade show for everyone in the agritourism industry including operators, owners, managers and agriculture industry professionals. The NAFDMA Agritourism... more »

North Carolina Agritourism Networking Association Summer Farm Tour set

A limited number of spaces are still available to attend the upcoming North Carolina Agritourism Networking Association’s Summer Farm Tour Aug. 30. To attend, interested farmers should register as soon as possible online here. The... more »

Latest California fire stirs fears of losing farm tourists

While the Dixie Fire expanded its reach in northeastern California, a newer blaze east of Sacramento put wineries and agritourism operators on edge in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Wineries in southern El Dorado County were... more »

California farmers’ markets seeing uneven recovery

Farmers' markets have long drawn thousands of shoppers during peak summer season for many crops. But growers say the pandemic upset that trend and its impacts linger, even as markets ease COVID-19 restrictions and try... more »

Guide to Colorado-grown products in 2021 Farm Fresh Directory

As Coloradans look forward to returning to typical summer activities, farmers’ markets and fresh produce stands are once again becoming the top destinations for outdoor excursions. The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s 37th annual Colorado Farm... more »

Evergreen Creations’ Spookley Farm Program marks 20th anniversary

Spookley the Square Pumpkin is turning 20 this fall and Evergreen Creations, an agritourism industry provider of farm-friendly “edutainment” content, is offering up some fun ways for farms and their visitors to be a key... 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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