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  1. Top Ag News
    Specialty crops can provide marketing opportunities on a more diverse farm

    One Midwest farming family has found success with specialty crops for decades, and they’re offering tips for others looking to diversify their […]

    January 24, 2023
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    USDA Announces $200 Million in Food Safety Certification Reimbursement for Specialty Crop Producers

    U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced plans to provide up to $200 million in assistance for specialty crop producers for food safety […]

    June 21, 2022
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    Diversifying Your Farm? Start Small

    The development of an agricultural carbon marketplace is ultimately a matter of creating a means for farmers to diversify their operations and […]

    March 24, 2021
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    Specialty Crop Sowing Progressing Well Despite Early Hurricane Pressure

    It’s planting time for cool-season crops in the southern U.S., namely in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. And, farmers are making […]

    October 28, 2020
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    CFAP Eligibility Expansion a Boon to California Growers

    California farmers stand to benefit from the addition of more commodities now covered by the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, say UC Agriculture […]

    August 14, 2020
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    Produce Farmers Use Social Media, New Ideas to Sell Direct to Consumer

    The COVID-19 pandemic has crippled the traditional markets and logistics of the U.S. fruit and vegetable industry. Produce growers, even the largest ones, have […]

    April 30, 2020
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    Farmers Who Sell Directly to Consumers Face Uncertainty, But Some See Higher Demand

    With roughly nine out of 10 Americans now under some type of order to stay at home, farmers who sell directly to […]

    April 3, 2020
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    USDA Invests $11M In Research That Will Support Specialty Crop Farmers

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Scott Hutchins announced today that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has invested […]

    October 4, 2019