Farm to Table

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Produce safety rule training sessions set for Johnson, Marion counties in May

Arkansas fruit and vegetable growers will have two opportunities in May to attend training to comply with the new produce safety rule under Food Safet...
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Arkansas : Biennial pecan grafting workshop rescheduled for April 14

The biennial pecan grafting workshop, which is offered every other year by the White County Cooperative Extension Service, has been rescheduled for Sa...
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Louisiana : Controlling snails and slugs

Many gardeners consider snails and slugs to be the most disgusting pests in the garden. I could live with their looks if they just didn’t cause so m...
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Arkansas : Micro-loans, niche marketing key to small operation success

Farming on any scale can be tough. Whether  a multi-generational farm family working hundreds of acres of row crops or a new grower cultivating speci...
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Missouri : White oaks add depth to world’s wines and whiskey

Many of the world’s finest wines and whiskeys begin in Missouri’s hardwood forests.   University of Missouri Extension forester Hank Stelzer ...
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Tennessee : Workshop to help direct farm marketers improve communication

Relationships impact the quality of life for farmers by impacting the bottom of line of their farm businesses.   “A lack of communication and i...
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Mississippi : Strong demand fuels interest in pecan trees

As the time for pecan harvest approaches, some Mississippians are contemplating adding new orchards or expanding or renovating old ones.   Eric S...
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Missouri : USA Rice at the Head of Class

This week, USA Rice participated in an important education conference here to showcase the Missouri rice industry to more than 100 family and consumer...
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Mississippi : Domestic demand for sweet potatoes stabilizes

Mississippi producers are growing 28,100 acres of sweet potatoes this year, but not one of those is below the northern third of the state.   &nbs...
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Arkansas: Governor Hutchinson declares October Arkansas Farm to School Month

Governor Hutchinson has proclaimed October as Arkansas Farm to School Month, joining nationwide efforts to connect  schools, early care and educatio...