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Sakata Develops New Downy Mildew Resistant Sunflower

‘Vincent’s Choice Deep Orange DMR’ has a deep orange color and a bit more pointed petal form than the other varieties in the Vincent series. It is resistant to more than 10 races of downy mildew that currently affect sunflower.

How Jeffery’s Greenhouse Is Investing In The Industry

Greenhouse Grower reached out to Albert Grimm, the 2016 Head Grower of the Year and Head Grower of Jeffery’s Greenhouse, to ask what he and his company have done in the last 12 months to invest in the industry. Here is what he had to say.

Dümmen Orange Buys Rose Breeder, Participates In Petal It Forward Program

Dümmen Orange will be hitting the streets of Columbus, OH, this week, handing out some of its favorite flowers as part of the Petal it Forward program in partnership with the Society of American Florists.


"We're not manufacturing greenhouses, we're building farmers"

By providing complete project design, building, hands on training and insight on profitable business models and marketing courses, Growers Supply puts greenhouse hydroponics and indoor growing at anyone's fingertips. "We're not manufacturing greenhouses, we're building farmers." As a result of the increasing.....

The classification gap of organic hydroponic food

A few months ago, in July 2016, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a memorandum to the Organic Standards Board (OSB), which reported the findings of the Hydroponic and Aquaponic Task Force (HATF). In the memo, the HATF reinforced earlier findings of the OSB, reiterating that by the very nature.....

France: Le Jardin de Rabelais installs LED top lighting

French tomato growers Pascal Delahaye and Matthieu Serrault are taking innovative steps in the international greenhouse horticulture sector. The recently installed SuprimAir greenhouse, realized again by Certhon, is fully equipped with LED toplighting.Le Jardin de Rabelais focuses on the high-end market.....


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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 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.

During National Forest Products Week, USDA Announces $7 Million to Expand Wood Products and Wood Energy Markets

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2016 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest up to $7 million in grants for projects designed to expand wood products and wood energy markets that support sustainable forest management, especially in areas with high wildfire risks. These grants are available through the U.S. Forest Service’s Wood Innovations Program.

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.

USDA Announces Nearly $25 Million to Improve Water Quality in Southeast Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Oct. 14, 2016 - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today announced funding through USDA's Water and Environmental programs to help the City of Fairfield make enhancements to its wastewater facility that will improve the water quality in southeast Iowa.

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