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January 20, 2015 by Molly Shaw

According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, the USDA cites the average age of a farmer in the U.S. is 58.3; up 1.2 years since 2007 and continuing a 30-year trend of steady increase. But, in some corners of the country, the trend is showing signs of reversal and it’s thanks to a new crop of 20- and 30-somethings –...

November 18, 2014 by Erica Berry

With colder weather sweeping in, locally grown fruits and vegetables are a distant summer memory for many of us across the country. But thanks to the folks at the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA), we are able to enjoy fresh produce year-around, regardless of geographic location.

GFVGA helps connect consumers and retailers with...

November 11, 2014 by Press Release

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MAHINDRA USA PARTNERS WITH INTIMIDATOR TO OFFER UTV

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September 15, 2014 by Jeanee Dudley

Health-conscious eating is nothing new. All over the world, people have partaken in diets, food fads and cleanses for centuries. It comes as no surprise that fad diet and nutrition products hold a healthy market share, but the last few years have seen a significant shift in consumer buying patterns. For many Americans, health has become a significant factor in making decisions at the...

September 9, 2014 by Molly Shaw

The formula for dining out has been the same for decades; choose the establishment, call ahead or stop by and speak with the host, put your name on the list and depending on the night, expect a wait. While this is still the case in most cities, newly launched restaurant reservation websites and apps are changing the formula, offering alternatives to the standard method of reserving a table....

September 3, 2014 by Molly Shaw

A recent report by the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) cites that the number of brewery permits in the U.S. has skyrocketed to nearly 4,500, up from 3,084 breweries as of July 31, 2014. And the backbone behind the grassroots craft-brew movement, steadily gaining steam in cities across the...

August 19, 2014 by Molly Shaw

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Google+, Tumblr –the prominence of social media has expanded rapidly in recent years and nearly everyone is logging on, maybe even your grandma. As of the first quarter of 2014, Facebook alone had 1.28 billion active monthly users.

And now more businesses are entering the social media stage, creating new or ramping up existing profiles...

August 1, 2014 by Molly Shaw

There’s something really eating at Florida’s orange growers and their livelihood. Even those who have been in the business for decades say it’s the worst obstacle farmers have faced in the industry’s history.

Steve Sorrells, president of Sorrells Citrus Inc. (Sorrells Citrus) has seen his fair share of industry challenges after 42 years as a grower, from hurricanes to crops freezing...

July 25, 2014 by Molly Shaw

There’s new hope that the nation’s largest emitters of carbon dioxide, coal-burning oil and gas plants, may soon be the source of their own CO2 solution. The movement is well underway in Fort Bend County, Texas, as two energy conglomerates, NRG Energy (NRG) and JX Nippon Oil & Gas (JX Nippon) break ground on the world’s largest carbon capture facility.

According to...

June 6, 2014 by Molly Shaw

It’s no secret Maine has a thriving local food scene, but the most recent Census of Agriculture, conducted by the USDA, shows just how serious Mainers are about farm-to-fork meals. According to the study, from 2007 to 2012, the number of farms across the U.S. with community-supported agriculture (CSA...

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