agriculture

McCain Foods investing $600M in Alberta processing facility

McCain Foods, the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen potato specialties, is doubling the size of its processing plant and output in Coaldale, A... READ MORE »

North Dakota cropland values on the rise

Despite high production costs to start 2022, net farm incomes remained high helping facilitate a sharp rise in land prices for 2023, said Bryon Parman... READ MORE »

AgAmerica Pivot program offers new interest-only calculator

The new AgAmerica Pivot program offers farmers an interactive interest-only land loan calculator to determine savings. The AgAmerica Pivot program wil... READ MORE »

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PSA opens registration for Summer Symposium

The second Annual Potato Sustainability Alliance (PSA) Summer Symposium will be held in Houston, Texas, at the Sysco Global Support Center June 20-22,... READ MORE »

Purdue University calls for nominees for 2023 awards

The Purdue Women in Agriculture Team is requesting nominations for its 2023 Purdue Women in Agriculture awards. This award recognizes women who are l... READ MORE »

Stokes Seeds Inc. hires Anna Young

Stokes Seeds has hired Anna Young as territory manager for North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky. In this position, Anna will be resp... READ MORE »

CDFA provides list of flood relief resources to California growers

During March 2023, floodwaters and very heavy rain fell, causing challenges to the California growers. The California Department of Food and Agricultu... READ MORE »

Georgia senators pass a resolution celebrating and recognizing Farmworker Awareness Week

Georgia senate honors Farmworker Awareness Week

Multiple Georgia senators introduced a resolution to recognize March 25-31 as Farmworker Awareness Week that was voted on and passed. Sen. Sam Wats... READ MORE »

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Secretary Vilsack convenes state agriculture leaders from the Colorado River Basin

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack met with the leaders of the state Departments of Agriculture for the seven Colorado River Basin states (Arizona, Cal... READ MORE »

USDA welcomes new deputy administrator of the Specialty Crops Program

In an email to Specialty Crop Stakeholders, the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service announced it has selected Christopher "Chris" Purdy as the new D... READ MORE »


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