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Small scale Florida growers linked with post-pandemic digital marketing options

Small-scale grower operations have their advantages despite being challenged by access to large markets and limits on resources. In urban and rural environments, challenges that emerged from COVID-19 brought small-scale farms to light. Having an... more »

Pennsylvania encourages farmers’ markets to get free equipment for SNAP

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller recently highlighted an opportunity for farmers' markets to address food security in their local communities and expand their consumer base by taking advantage of... more »

Free marketing webinars for ag, food operators offered in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is offering six free virtual marketing webinars this spring to help educate ag and food business owners on state-of-the-art ways to connect with consumers through the latest public relations, marketing,... more »

Penny Leff retiring April 11 as California agritourism coordinator

Penny Leff has spent her time at University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources working as a champion of all things that blend agriculture and tourism (“agritourism”). Leff first brought her creative approach to University... more »

Riverdance Farms finds success with farm-visiting crowd

Like most small-to-medium farms across the country, Riverdance Farms in Livingston, California had to – and still is – navigating the new farm business landscape in this COVID-19 era. Consumer demands have undoubtedly changed, some... more »

Bowerman Blueberries opens downtown retail location, expands farm market

West Michigan’s family-owned Bowerman Blueberries will offer its farm-fresh produce, baked goods and sweets year-round at a new cafe in downtown Holland. The restaurant will be located at the corner of Eight Street and Central... more »

University of California offers free online trainings on direct sales and agritourism

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a huge shock to California's food economy, forcing many of the state's growers to embrace new business practices and drop old ones as "shelter-in-place" directives rolled across the state. But... more »

Agriculture Direct Farm Marketing Summit targets Tennessee and Kentucky farmers

Farmers interested in maintaining or building direct farm marketing relationships with consumers should make plans to attend the Agriculture Direct Farm Marketing Summit. The series of webinars, hosted by several agricultural industry partners in Kentucky... more »

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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

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