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4 Tips for Marketing Your Farm Stand

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Marketing is more than just setting up your farm stand and hoping for the best. Utilizing social media for promotion, figuring out what your speciality is and giving …

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Soil Fertility and Your Farm

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Bad soil can put a grind on your growing season. How can you tell whether your soil is bad? Learning about how to prevent current and …

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Thrips, Aphids and Spider Mites…Oh My!

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Greenhouse growers nationwide are well versed in thrips, aphids and spider mites. These three pests are the most persistent greenhouse pests across the country. Thrips, Aphids and …

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Crop Selection: Choosing the Best Crops For Your Farm

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Before selecting crops for the upcoming season, review records for last season. Did you have any persistent disease issues in a particular crop? Did one crop …

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Flail Mower Guide

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Whether keeping grass trim in the orchard or grove middles or tidying up along the roadside, a flail mower is the machine for the job. – Flail …

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The Benefits of a Full-Blown IPM Effort on the Farm

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IPM (Integrated Pest Management) has become one of the most discussed subjects in American agriculture in recent years as more growers adopt entry-level versions of the …

Education

How Wegmans Organic Farm Helps Fill the Organic Void

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Wegmans, a family-owned regional supermarket chain with 92 stores in the mid-Atlantic and New England, contracts with over 800 growers in the five states where their …

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How to Select the Best Sweet Corn Variety for Production

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Whether you grow for wholesale or retail, producing full, tasty ears with no worms is the gold star of sweet corn production. Getting those ears of …

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Getting to the Root of Replant Disease

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Spring planting is probably on your mind. Whether you’re waiting for new varieties to arrive, or old favorites that have regained their popularity, replanting the orchard …

Education

9 Tips For Attracting Repeat Farm Stand Customers

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Want to keep bringing your customers back to your farm stand? Here are nine tips for attracting repeat customers. – 9 Tips For Attracting Repeat Farm Stand …

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Building Tree Fruit Fertility: How and Why

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The root of tree health is fertility, and fertility begins in the soil. Simply amending the soil or using a foliar spray each season isn’t the …

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Rooftop Farming: An Alternative Growing System

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Cities are known for their distinctive skylines, high-rise buildings and dense populations, not for production agriculture. Many of the United States’ largest cities lack acres of …

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River Fresh Farms Brings Year-Round Single-Source Supply of Produce

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River Fresh Farms has launched to bring produce customers a year-round supply of high-demand products, sourced from a global family of multi-generational farmers. The grower-shipper company …

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Setting the Standard

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As an educator with the Farmworkers Health and Safety department at North Carolina State University’s (NCSU) Cooperative Extension-Wayne County, Luis Cruz is inspired by his agricultural …