BRANDT opening new specialty ag plant in 2024

BRANDT, a retailer of professional agronomic services and manufacturer of specialty ag input products, will break ground on a 100,000-square-foot prod... more »

Greenhouse supply industry leader Dramm dies at age 85

Kurt Dramm, a leader in the horticultural supply industry, has died. He was 85. Dramm died May 16. He was the co-founder of the Manitowoc, Wisconsin-... more »

Forecast looks bright for summer citrus supply

Organic lemons are leading promotional opportunities for citrus fruit on both coasts in the coming months. A Pennsylvania buyer and a California sa... more »

Balchem obtains registration for organic foliar products

Balchem Plant Nutrition has received registration for two organic foliar products that aim to aid growers of organic fruit and vegetables. Balchem ha... more »

Infusion of organic table grapes coming from Mexico, California

A prolonged gap of organic table grapes is expected to end later this month, with supply infusions from California and Mexico coming in June. Promo... more »

Organic food sales hit record $61.7 billion in US in 2022

Organic food sales in the U.S. topped $60 billion for the first time in 2022, almost doubling 2021’s growth and now accounting for 6% of total food ... more »

California strawberries beginning to bounce back

Though organic strawberry production in California remains behind the three-year average because of heavy rain during the first quarter of 2023, April... more »

Start of stone fruit season delayed, expected to pick up in May

Early varieties of California stone fruit are being delayed by as much as two weeks because of rain and cold weather, which has affected bloom and pol... more »

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