Midwest

New and Small Farm Conference planned for Ohio

Ohio State Extension announced plans to host a Small Farm Conference in Mansfield on March 12. The theme for this year’s Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference is “Sowing Seeds for Success.” Conference sessions topics are geared... more »

Exporter of the Year and Rising Star Awards’ entries sought in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development is launching a search for the 2022 Michigan's "Ag Exporter of the Year." Each year, the department recognizes a leading food or agriculture exporter by presenting the... more »

Free ‘Apple R2F Webinar on Rootstock & Nutrition’ set for March 1

The Cornell Fruit Team has announced a nationwide Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Apple Root to Fruit (R2F) webinar for apple growers, Extension educators and crop consultants on March 1, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (Eastern... more »

Illinois plans 2022 Live Local: Food & Farmers Market Conference

Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB), in partnership with the Illinois Farmers Market Association (IFMA), will host the 2022 Live Local: Food & Farmers Market Conference on March 23-24 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria, Illinois.... more »

Scab-immune apple varieties are worth a try in the backyard

Apples are one of the most popular fruits consumed by people of all ages. They come in a wide variety of colors, sizes, tastes and are used in many products as a primary and secondary... more »

Michigan producers of cherries to vote on program continuation

Michigan producers of sweet and tart cherries have an opportunity to vote on whether to continue the Michigan Cherry Promotion and Development Program in a referendum conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural... more »

Appointments made to Michigan Craft Beverage Council

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently announced appointments to the Michigan Craft Beverage Council. H. Richard Anderson, of Thompsonville, is a partner and co-founder of Iron Fish Distillery. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Urban... more »

Cheyenne Sloan is new blueberry and small fruit educator in Michigan

Cheyenne Sloan is the new blueberry and small fruit educator in southwest Michigan and is housed in the Van Buren County Michigan State University (MSU) Extension office in Paw Paw. Sloan succeeds longtime fruit educator... more »

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