Take hold of managing liability on agritourism farms

Agritainment operators need to do everything they can to minimize farm safety risks, manage liability, mitigate financial risk through enterprise budgeting and improve marketing strategies. Brian J... more

Teenagers line up to work at century-old farm

Adapting to change has been part of Krupp Farms’ growth and improvement over the past 100 years. This year marks not only the Comstock Park, Michigan, farm’... more

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Coalition addresses impact of NAFTA on produce sector

Several U.S. and Canadian fruit and vegetable companies — including Driscoll’s, Taylor Farms, Mission Produce and Wonderful Citrus introduced on A... more »

Michigan farmers’ markets to benefit from state action

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) and farmers' markets across Michigan that accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SN... more »

Texas farmers’ market regulations outlined

While the popularity of farmers' markets has grown, there is still a lot of misunderstanding about what certain terms mean and what is allowed to be s... more »

Michigan apple group negotiates processing prices

The Michigan Processing Apple Growers Marketing Committee has negotiated the following minimum processing apple prices (for apples 2.5 inches and abov... more »

Perdue signs National Farmers Market Week proclamation

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has proclaimed Aug. 6-13 to be National Farmers Market Week. This is the 18th year USDA has support... more »

Florida farmers receive help understanding local market

When it comes to defining local food, things are hardly black and white. Instead, consumers perceive degrees of localness rather than firm local and n... more »

Hard cider apples in 12 states: Industry survey findings

A growing hard apple cider industry in the U.S. has the potential to contribute to local, sustainable food systems. In order to better understand th... more »

New York Apple Association announces ‘Team 2017’

Fishers, New York-based New York Apple Association (NYAA) President and CEO Cynthia Haskins will direct the association’s ac... more »

Washington cherry industry votes to continue marketing order

USDA on July 5 announced that sweet cherry growers in Washington voted to continue their federal marketing order program. The Washington sweet che... more »

Produce calendars displayed in stores with help from Colorado group

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) is encouraging the public to look for CFVGA's colorful produce calendar when shopping a... more »

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