Company acquisitions and hires

Farmland LP fund offers $250 million for transitioning to organic

Farmland LP, a fund manager specializing in organic farmland,  has launched the $250-million Vital Farmland III, its third and largest fund to date. ... more »

Indoor strawberry grower names COO

Oishii, a vertical farming operator, has appointed Rita Hudetz as chief commercial officer. Hudetz’s consumer packaged goods background will add ... more »

Organic Trade Association names new president, board members

The Organic Trade Association’s incoming president for 2023-24 is Tracy Favre, vice president of sustainability for live operations at egg company H... more »

Allan sees role at Certis as one of creating connections

Mike Allan sees his newly created role with biotechnology company Certis Biologicals as a chance to drive innovation and foster collaboration. “T... more »

Indoor ag company names industry veteran new CEO

Indoor agriculture company Local Bounti Corp. has named an industry veteran as its new CEO as its current co-leaders and co-founders shift into new le... more »

Pair of organic veterans form new technical and regulatory team at OTA

Two veteran organic experts are joining the Organic Trade Association to form a new technical and regulatory team. Joelle Mosso is the new senior d... more »

Leadership transition planned in July for Valent BioSciences LLC

Valent BioSciences LLC will soon see a change in leadership with the planned retirement of Ted Melnik, president and CEO. Melnik, who joined Valent... more »

GrowGeneration Corp. expands into 17th state with Montana acquisition

Specialty hydroponic and organic garden center GrowGeneration Corp. has expanded into its 17th state with the acquisition of inventory and equipment f... more »

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