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Are You Driving Young Growers Away? [Opinion]

In a time when the industry is facing a critical shortage of both labor and skilled, educated growers, it's important that grower operations don't unwittingly turn candidates off to a career at their business or in the industry in general. Take a closer look at your hiring practices to ensure you are being inclusive and not breaking any laws.

America In Bloom Moves Forward With New Management Company

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, management of America In Bloom will transition from AmericanHort to Second Wind Management, which is owned by long-time AIB Executive Director Laura Kunkle.

How Bailey Nurseries Has Found Solutions To The Labor Shortage

A changing seasonal workforce led this Minnesota-based company to explore new labor sources through the H-2A program and refugee organizations, and it’s working out for the better.

Hortidaily

Hoisting saves time on ground cover replacement

The crop change is usually a good period to replace the ground cover of your greenhouse. But with connected tube rail support being installed in many greenhouses these days, it can become a quite complicated and time consuming task. For this reason, Dutch bell pepper grower Paul Kaashoek contacted TC van den.....

Finland: Year round production with just 5 hours of daylight

Currently, the sun doesn’t rise until around ten o'clock in the Finnish town of Närpes and at three o'clock in the afternoon it's dark again. So, year-round cultivation of tomatoes requires a lot of artificial light. Therefore the growers at Sven Sigg Ab have chosen for supplemental lighting with no less.....

Spain and Morocco serve Europan demand for greenhouse veg

While most of theDutch, German, Belgian, French and British growers are currently in the middle of preparing their greenhouses for next year's crop, Spanish and Moroccan producers and traders are again in the middle of their production season. The growers in Spain are currently receiving high prices for.....

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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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Got Your 6 - Storytellers Event

Posted by Colin Archipley on November 28, 2016 at 5:00am 0 Comments

Thanks to the team at Got Your 6 for giving us the opportunity to tell our story!

Guest House at Arch's Acres Available for Vacation Rental

Posted by Colin Archipley on February 2, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Beautiful Country Cottage setting, overlooking organic farms, including Archi's Acres Organic farm next door.



Majestic views of the hills, orchard and farms of North County San Diego, spacious living room with reading area and board games. Den with Satellite TV and wireless internet. 3 bedrooms with comfortable Queen size beds, Master Bedroom w/private Bath, TV and views, other 2 bedrooms are spacious with their…

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Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on House Agriculture Committee Report on SNAP

WASHINGTON, December 8, 2016—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement on the House Committee on Agriculture’s new report on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which contains the Committee’s findings from a series of hearings on the program:

USDA Boosts Healthy Food Access, Sets New Standards for SNAP Retailers

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced final changes to increase access to healthy food choices for participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The provisions in this rule require SNAP authorized retail establishments to offer a larger inventory and variety of healthy food options.

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act

WASHINGTON, December 7, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement on the 21st Century Cures Act, passed by the Senate today:

USDA Announces New Conservation Opportunities to Improve Water Quality and Restore Wildlife Habitat

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 7, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will offer farmers and ranchers more opportunities to participate in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The announcement includes new CRP practices to protect water quality and adds an additional 1.1 million acres targeted to benefit wildlife, pollinators and wetlands.

USDA Invests $33 Million to Improve Water Quality in High-Priority Watersheds

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced an investment of more than $33 million in 197 high-priority watersheds across the country to help landowners improve water quality through the Natural Resource Conservation Service's (NRCS) National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI).
 
 
 

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