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Growers And Suppliers Discuss Long-Term Strategic Needs At GreenhouseConnect

Greenhouse Grower’s annual event, held in Park City, UT, earlier this month, brought 19 growers together with 25 suppliers for two days of one-on-one discussions geared toward solving problems and generating new ideas.

EPA’s Worker Protection Changes To Take Effect In January 2017

The EPA has made a significant number of changes to the Worker Protection Standard, and growers must be compliant by January 2017. Experts from Michigan State University Extension outline how some of these changes could affect you.

Why Logic May Be The Best Defense Against Q-Biotype Whitefly

Greenhouse Grower Editor Laura Drotleff says while you may feel you're in a lose-lose situation with pest control, there are some solutions that can help.


US (CA): Vertical Designs gets permit for Abbotsford strawberry farm

Vertical Designs has just received their permits to build a technically advanced facility for the production of strawberries under the license agreement with Affinor Growers. Construction will begin in early 2017 and they're currently in the process of finalizing purchase orders required to begin.....

Herbs are the second largest US greenhouse crop

According to the the most current U.S. Census of Agriculture figures for crops produced under protection, herbs are currently the second largest crop grown in a controlled environment. With 396 hectare, tomatoes are still the largest crop grown under glass. Cucumbers come at a third place with a total of 102.....

UK: Organic production of new RZ cherry variety at Tower Nurseries

UK organic grower Tower Nurseries focuses entirely on the organic production of cherry tomatoes. This season the company is growing two newcomers from Rijk Zwaan: 4904 m² with Genery RZ (72-192 RZ) and 4904 m² with 72-191 RZ. Like the breeder, the grower focuses on flavor and fruit weight.Grower Marek.....


Archi's Acres is a farming enterprise that utilizes hydro-organic technology to grow organic produce. Headquartered in Escondido, California, Archi's Acres is a certified organic greenhouse operation, which grows living basil, kale, and other herbs and produce. Our methods of crop production is not only highly efficient, it maximizes available natural resources, and focuses on local sales distribution channels. Please enjoy our organic produce in natural food retailers throughout Southern California and thank you for your support!

At Archi's, we believe a key aspect of successful business is how it meets its responsibility to the community in which it operates and the customers which make up its marketplace. We do this by integrating into our business model an opportunity to support others including our our military service members and veterans. Archi's Acres provides a one of a kind world-class agricultural entrepreneurial incubator program, the Archi's Institute For Sustainable Agriculture Training (SAT), in partnership with Cal Poly Pomona, with the intent to expose strong leaders to the entrepreneurial opportunities which exist in the agriculture industry today. SAT is open to everyone who is willing to take the challenge, providing training to those interested in learning more about the the production and business behind sustainable agriculture. Learn more about us by clicking here!

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Con10u2farm Keeps Up the Great Work!

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James Brady of Con10u2farm keeps improving schools and our communities! 

Impact Investing in San Diego Combines Profit and Purpose

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USDA Invests Over $300 Million to Help Hundreds of Small Businesses Improve Energy Efficiency, Adopt Renewable Energy Systems

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 25, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $300 million to help hundreds of small businesses across the country save money on their energy costs by adopting renewable sources or implementing more efficient energy options.

NIFA Announces Funding Available for Organic Agriculture Research, Education and Extension Projects

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of $17.6 million for research and outreach activities to support the organic agriculture sector. The grants are funded through NIFA's Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.

USDA Announces Streamlined Guaranteed Loans and Additional Lender Category for Small-Scale Operators

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of a streamlined version of USDA guaranteed loans, which are tailored for smaller scale farms and urban producers. The program, called EZ Guarantee Loans, uses a simplified application process to help beginning, small, underserved and family farmers and ranchers apply for loans of up to $100,000 from USDA-approved lenders to purchase farmland or finance agricultural operations.

USDA Seeks Applications for Next Round of Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Program Grants

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of up to $16.7 million in competitive grant funding to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables by families and households participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The funding will be awarded to eligible nonprofits and governmental organizations through the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) Grant Program, administered by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.

USDA Announces $7.6 Million in Grants to Create Jobs and Grow Economic Opportunity in Rural America

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $7.6 million in grants to support projects that will grow opportunity in rural America through job training and economic development. The grants will support communities in at least 24 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, with several projects spanning communities in multiple states. This investment marks the latest effort at USDA to support the rural economy, which the latest Census data shows is rebounding.

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