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Idaho Potato Commission shares posts

February is American Heart month, and the Idaho Potato Commission isconnecting with social media users with the message, “Love Potatoes, Love Your Heart.” February is American Heart month, and the Idaho Potato Commission isconnecting with social media users with the message, “Love Potatoes, Love Your Heart.”

IPPE Sets Records for 2017

A record setting 31,649 poultry, meat and feed industry leaders from all over the world attended this year’s International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, American Feed Industry Association and...Show More Summary

Wish Farms donates strawberries

Wish Farms has donated more than 4,000 pounds of strawberries to Feeding Tampa Bay for Valentine’s Day. Wish Farms has donated more than 4,000 pounds of strawberries to Feeding Tampa Bay for Valentine’s Day.

Sargento recall prompts recall by Country Fresh

Conroe, Texas-based Country Fresh has recalled more than 2,500 cases of mushroom and fruit products that contain Sargento-branded cheeses because they have the potential to be contaminated with listeria. Conroe, Texas-based Country Fresh...Show More Summary

Bright Farms appoints CFO

New York-based BrightFarms has hired Jen Douglas as chief financial officer. New York-based BrightFarms has hired Jen Douglas as chief financial officer.

Solar energy can power communities

As renewable energy development continues to surge across the nation, many Midwestern states are building more local renewable energy to meet consumers' needs. Nebraska has significant renewable energy resources with the third best wind energy potential in the country, and ranks 13th in solar energy potential. Show More Summary

Kanzi apples growing in sales

The 2016-17 Kanzi apple season has had the highest growth rate in dollars and volume of any apple in the top 25 varieties, according to Nielsen FreshFacts data. The 2016-17 Kanzi apple season has had the highest growth rate in dollars and volume of any apple in the top 25 varieties, according to Nielsen FreshFacts data.

MountainKing kicks off boiling season

Houston-based MountainKing Potatoes is kicking off its Crawfish B-Red Challenge as crawfish boil season begins for many across the Gulf Coast. Houston-based MountainKing Potatoes is kicking off its Crawfish B-Red Challenge as crawfish boil season begins for many across the Gulf Coast.

Snapdragon apples finish season

Crunch Time Apple Growers’ SnapDragon apples have ended their season with retail partners selling out of the last of the 2016 harvest. Crunch Time Apple Growers’ SnapDragon apples have ended their season with retail partners selling out of the last of the 2016 harvest.

Farm Bureau Donates to Hungry Americans

The American Farm Bureau, lead by the Young Farmers & Ranchers program, raised more than $1.1 million and donate more than 28.9 million pounds of food for hungry Americans in 2016. The “Harvest for All” program is now in its 15th year and has fed more than 31 million meals, thanks to the efforts of farmers and ranchers. “Farm Bureau... Read More

H5N8 hits Banham Poultry breeding farm, Suffolk

About 23,000 birds are due to be culled on a poultry breeding farm in Suffolk following the discovery of H5N8 avian flu.

#ONE17 Thoughts from the Alltech Idea Man

I never turn down an opportunity to talk with Alltech founder and president, Dr. Pearse Lyons. The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show provided my most recent conversation with the idea man and naturally, we talked ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17) which is set for May 21-24 in Lexington, Kentucky. Show More Summary

Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Series Debuts

Agri-Pulse has debuted the first in a series of in-depth articles on the next farm bill, “Every Farm Bill is Unique – the last one was a doozy.” “The Seven Things You Should Know Before You Write the Next Farm Bill” series will culminate in a Farm Bill Summit at the National Press Club on March 20. Agri-Pulse Editor Sara... Read More

Prized pigs could be used forever with pig gene advance

Gene-editing techniques may help to enhance stocks of swine by boosting supplies of sperm from prized sires, joint American and British research has shown.

Income tax for wealthy must rise

Printed in the Lincoln Journal-Star on Sunday, Feb. 12. Income taxes on high earners must rise. There, I said it. I said the one thing no one in Nebraska politics can bring themselves to say. Property taxes in the state are too high....Show More Summary

ESS introduces blueberry watchdog

Equipment Support Solutions is introducing a weigher designed specifically for blueberries. Equipment Support Solutions is introducing a weigher designed specifically for blueberries.

Styrotek promotes two interims

Styrotek Inc. has promoted Richard Lidenmuth to chief executive officer. Styrotek Inc. has promoted Richard Lidenmuth to chief executive officer.

Sunny Delight selects CHR transport provider

Sunny Delight Beverages Co. has selected C.H. Robinson as its transportation third-party logistics (3PL) provider. Sunny Delight Beverages Co. has selected C.H. Robinson as its transportation third-party logistics (3PL) provider.

Frieda’s offers Lent-friendly options

Frieda’s Speciality Produce is catering to Lent-observing Latin shoppers with meatless options. Frieda’s Speciality Produce is catering to Lent-observing Latin shoppers with meatless options.

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