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NHAES celebrates National Strawberry Month

Five pounds of strawberries might seem like a lot, but that is approximately how much each person eats each year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Given that much consumption, it’s good that... more »

New Jersey kicks off fresh blueberry season

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher highlighted the beginning of blueberry season in the Garden State with a visit to Macrie Brothers Blueberry Farm, in Hammonton. Secretary Fisher and state and local officials... more »

NYAA features growers in award-winning ad

A New York Apple Association commercial featuring New York apple growers won a prestigious bronze Telly Award. The Telly Awards recognize video and television content across all screens. More than 200 judges from advertising agencies,... more »

Preparations underway for 2022 Ag Progress Days

Organizers have begun preparations for Penn State's 2022 Ag Progress Days exposition, which will be held Aug. 9-11 in Centre County. Sponsored by the College of Agricultural Sciences, the expo is held at the Russell... more »

New York ag department launches farm directory

The New York State Department of Agriculture plans to launch a statewide online Farm Directory in mid-June. The Farm Directory will connect consumers to producers of farm products and promote New York farms. The Farm... more »

Jersey Fresh event highlights N.J. strawberry crop

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture visited Bonacorsi’s Family Farm in Frenchtown in Hunterdon County to highlight the Jersey Fresh strawberry picking season. Bonacorsi family members at a Jersey Fresh promotion... more »

Delmarva strawberry crop kicking into gear

In our region, commercial strawberries are grouped in two classes based on their flowering habit: those that flower and fruit mostly once in the spring and those that continue to flower and fruit as long... more »

New York Apple Association welcomes Nathaniel Foster

Nathaniel Foster joins the New York Apple Association as account and event manager. He brings 20 years of experience in the grocery industry in retail purchasing and store operations, customer service, and sales and account... more »

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Driscoll’s pioneers indoor strawberries

First UF blackberry day shows growers challenges, opportunities

Digicrop views robotics, precision agriculture

Powdery mildew detector fights strawberry disease

Farm Market column: How to find, keep your farm’s CSA members

Notes From the Farm column: Pecan sprayers, fruit rot and increasing health issues

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