Monday, October 11


 
  ‘Pent-up demand’ for in-person networking fuels organic trade shows

Hands will soon grip in meeting, bags will soon be filled with swag and brains will bulge with visions of farming’s future.



 
 
  Minnesota to award $250K in grants for sustainable ag

A sizeable investment in sustainable agriculture is forthcoming from the land of 10,000 lakes.



 
 
 
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Great Lakes EXPO returns in-person for 2021 show!

The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO and Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo looks forward to welcoming exhibitors and attendees back to an in-person event in 2021. Set to take place from Dec. 7-9, the EXPO will be returning to the Amway Grand Plaza and DeVos Place in Grand Rapids — a staple for EXPO attendees for many years running.

 

 
 
 
 
  Why growers should get proactive about farm succession planning

Succession planning probably isn’t much above last will and testament toward the bottom of most farmers’ to-do list. Neither subject is pleasant to think about, but both are necessary for the security of both the family business owner’s loved ones and business.



 
 
  Business conference planned for worm farms

More than 50 worm farms will meet in Phoenix, Arizona at the Arizona Worm Farm at the first annual U.S. Worm Business Conference.



 
 
 
  Organic challenges with third-party certifications tackled in project

Although all food producers are subject to food safety rules, organic farmers face unique challenges in trying to also work out incongruities between National Organic Program standards and third-party food safety requirements.



 
 
  OGS to educate on ‘innovative and compatible’ organic ag inputs

An examination of how organic growers can best utilize approved bio inputs in the most efficient and effective manner for their crops and bottom line will be the subject of a just-announced educational session.



 
 
 
 
 
 

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