Marketing

Bilingual Quinn Farm draws 100K visitors a year

Last year, the farm attracted more than 100,000 visitors – a number that’s more impressive given the fact that the farm market doesn’t advertise.

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Farm markets report prices, strategy

For as long as growers have been selling their crops at market, they’ve stretched their necks to look at what the other folks charge.

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Apple growers dodge rocky marketplace challenges

U.S. apple growers remain a united front in what has been a year of policy turmoil and a future of unknowns in the international marketplace, accordin... more »

BREAKING: 2018 US apple crop estimate – 256 million bushels

The U.S. Apple Association has announced its estimate of the size of the 2018 U.S. apple crop: 256 million bushels. The estimate was given during U... more »

Analyst: Apples remain a winner in shifting food paradigm

Food retail is being disrupted and the definition of convenience is shifting, according to a leading food analyst who spoke Aug. 23 at the U.S. Apple ... more »

NAMA names professional development award winners for 2018

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Professional Development Awards of Excellence. Each y... more »

Rockit sets pace in global snack market

Rockit apples are the world’s first snack-sized apple; naturally developed in New Zealand and grown in Hawke’s Bay. All indications are there is n... more »

Truck driver shortage, new regulations challenges for growers

A nationwide shortage of truck drivers and shifting federal rules add obstacles to the task of shipping fresh plants and product. Difficulty hiring... more »

New tariffs to cost U.S. nut and fruit industries over $3B

The ongoing international trade turmoil between the U.S. and other countries has prompted import tariffs on many U.S. agricultural commodities in impo... more »

Interfresh to market Driediger Farms’ blueberries

[caption id="attachment_18225" align="alignright" width="248"] Carolyn Chang, , Director of Berry Programs for Interfresh[/caption] Fruit and veget... more »

University of Minnesota plant breeders introduce First Kiss Apple

The wait is over. This fall, Minnesotans will be able to get their first taste of the newest apple developed by apple breeding team at the Universit... more »

Raspberries show promise in reducing risk of heart disease

A new study, conducted by researchers at Kings College London, in collaboration with German and Spanish scientists, shows that consuming raspberries m... more »


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