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Virginia First Lady Northam, Ag Secretary Ring celebrate Virginia’s apple harvest

Virginia First Lady Pamela Northam and Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina Ring visited Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market and Bakery and Glaize Apples in Winchester on Sept. 26 to celebrate National Apple Month and... more »

Michigan apples meet runners at the finish line

Marathon runners will receive Michigan apples at the finish line of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for the third year. The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) is a sponsor of the marathon, which takes place... more »

Gov. Whitmer proclaims October as Michigan Agritourism Month

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed October as Michigan Agritourism Month. As a part of the month-long celebration and to recognize the economic and social benefits of agritourism to our state’s farms and communities, Michigan Department... more »

California Giant Foundation gears up for annual Tour de Fresh ride

The sixth annual Tour de Fresh ride, presented by the California Giant Foundation, is set to commence in a matter of days and there is still an opportunity to support the cause ahead of PMA... more »

Apples lead the way in total US fruit consumption

In 2017, 113.8 pounds of fresh and processed fruit per person were available for U.S. consumption after adjusting for losses, according to USDA Economic Research Services's (ERS) loss-adjusted food availability data. This data series takes... more »

$1M given for Michigan farm market nutrition program

Michigan House and Senate approved $1 million for the healthy food incentive program Double Up Food Bucks in the state 2020 budget that Gov. Whitmer recently signed – providing more dollars for needy families to... more »

Opal Apples signs on dietitian, author Cynthia Sass

Opal Apples, marketed as “the only naturally non-browning, non-GMO apples in the U.S.,” now have a brand ambassador in dietician and author Cynthia Sass. Through a partnership... more »

Elderberies have rich benefits for farms and diets

Native California elderberries can be found at the intersection of sustainable farming, super nutrition and economic viability. Naturally drought tolerant, flavorful and packed with nutrients, they are capturing the interest of farmers, health-conscious consumers and... more »


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