Is it Time to Modify Your Sales Approach?


  It's become common practice for growers to sell directly to the public and receive a higher retail value for their product. Particularly for many small and midsize operations, retail sales via farmers markets, on-farm stands or community supported agriculture (CSA) shares are the primary, if not the only, market venue.
  Selling wholesale isn't always on the radar; common concerns include issues with volume, pricing, timely payment, packing, food safety certification, and storage and delivery. While these certainly warrant exploration, many small growers have found ... (Read More...)

The Latest from GrowingMagazine.com



9/1/2014 - Red Wing Software Releases Free Guides for Switching Accounting and Payroll Software


Red Wing Software, Inc. announced the addition of three guides to help software seekers make the right decision when outgrowing their basic or "starter" software programs. The guides are meant to cover every step of the software search and ...More

8/31/2014 - Deadly Citrus Greening Disease Plaguing Rio Grande Valley


The future of the Rio Red grapefruit and other citrus trees in the Rio Grande Valley is at risk, including commercial operations worth $150 million, said leaders of the Texas Citrus Pest and Disease Management Corp. during a presentation. More than ...More

8/30/2014 - USDA Reopens Chinese Market Access for California Citrus


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that California citrus farmers will be able to resume exports to China this season. California citrus exports are valued at $30 million annually. "Resuming trade before the start of the 2014 citrus ...More

8/29/2014 - FDA Deputy Commissioner Taylor to Speak at The Washington Conference


Michael Taylor, deputy commissioner for foods and veterinary medicine, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will present the keynote address Wednesday, September 10, at the Breakfast General Session of The Washington Conference. Taylor will provide an ...More

8/28/2014 - Rimol Greenhouse Systems Celebrates 20th Year


Rimol Greenhouse Systems celebrated its 20th anniversary in August as it recognized two decades of business in the greenhouse industry. Since 1994, Rimol Greenhouse Systems has provided growers across the United States with economical greenhouse solutions ...More



What's New At Farming Forum


Starting A Farm from scratch.
I'm a veteran, that wants to start a farm from scratch. I have a career already so I'm not... Read More
08/19 06:36:39 PM
2014 Ag Progress Days
Be sure to check out our photos from Ag Progress Days in Pennsylvania on Facebook: https:/... Read More
08/18 02:33:32 PM
small farm processing
Hello fellow dairy men and women. I'm new here so bare with me for a bit. We are in the... Read More
08/16 01:59:59 PM
Rock removal
Hi Robert and welcome to the site :) have you checked with any local companies or contr... Read More
08/12 09:03:16 AM
The Farming Report
The latest Farming Report (http://view.news-mooserivermedia.com/?j=fec3177570650c7b&m=fe92... Read More
08/06 10:18:24 AM