Information on business management, including the Start Farming project, models for the future, land aquisition, value-added agriculture and food for profit. Resources also available for new women farmers, young next generation producers and next generation Hispanic producers.
On a recent trip to a wholesale marketing cooperative, the manager explained how she is always looking for more fruit from her growers.
Young Grower Alliance offers educational opportunities for young fruit growers taking over the family operation, developing a new enterprise, or innovating production practices.
Healthy soils yield healthy crops, But what is healthy soil and how do we achieve it?
By Marley E Skinner, Megan Chawner, Tianna DuPont Length5:23
Here we talk about some of the physical properties of soil including organic matter, aggregate stability, water infiltration and compaction.
The term “small fruit” includes many of the berry crops such as blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries among others.
For a crop that may fruit for fifty years under the right care, it is critical to get blueberry plants off to a strong, healthy start.
By Kathy Demchak, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D. Length3:22
Blueberry grower interview outlining the benefits and challenges of blueberry production.
By Lee Stivers, Montserrat Fonseca Estrada
Las bayas (fresas, frambuesas, zarzamoras, y arándanos) son frutas maravillosas; además de ser deliciosas y nutritivas tienen buen precio en el mercado.
By Kathy Demchak, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
Blueberries are well suited for small-scale and part-time farm operations.