Debt-to-asset ratios are on the rise, working capital is eroding and farmers’ sentiments are on the decline. Despite the negativity surrounding prices and outlooks, Famer Mac is providing a voice of optimism.
Greenhouse grower Mastronardi Produce is partnering with an entrepreneur noted for building well-known tequila and hair care brands in a venture to promote high-density farming systems across the globe.
Although Hurricane Michael caused damage to crops in the Florida Panhandle, the central and southern parts of Florida, where the vast majority of the fall produce is grown, were not directly affected by the storm.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory brings in Jim Wiesemeyer to cover news from Washington, Greg Henderson and Pamela Riemenschneider cover online produce shopping, and Rhonda Brooks previews Farm Journal's Yield Tour.
Dubbing it a “Blue Apron-type” program, the White House wants to shift some Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program dollars from purchases at retail stores to boxes of non-perishables shipped to homes.
Consumers seeking healthful alternatives in the lucrative snack market may soon see a new option in the produce department. Minigustos, snack-size packages of cucumbers from the vegetable seeds division of Bayer, are the
(UPDATED CONTENT, 11:10 a.m., Sept. 8) One person in California is dead and 284 others across 27 states have been confirmed to have salmonella illnesses linked to fresh Mexican cucumbers from Andrew & Williamson Fre