Farm to Table

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MarketMaker Resources: Connecting local growers with markets

A Professor of Economics with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is providing national leadership to a program designed to conn...
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Selling Local Foods in Missouri course begins July 11, Blue Springs

University of Missouri Extension in Jackson County is hosting a four-session course on “Selling Local Foods,” beginning July 11.   Selling lo...
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Make the Most of Your Tobacco, Beef Operation

Whether you’re a beef cattle producer or a tobacco producer, you can learn useful strategies to make your operation more productive at the Universi...
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UT Institute of Agriculture Hosts Fruits of the Backyard Field Day

If you’re searching for fresh, locally-sourced produce, what could be more local than your own backyard? On Tuesday, June 13, University of Tenness...
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Arkansas peanut acreage inches higher, as market prices remain favorable against stagnant row crop prices

As peanut market prices continue to offer a reliable toehold for Arkansas growers struggling against depressed commodity prices, acreage for the sandy...
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What the Produce Safety Rule Means for Growers

The consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables has been recognized for generations as a component of healthy living. However, consuming fresh produce c...
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Workshop set for farmer’s market vendors

A local foods workshop to help farmers markets vendors increase sales is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at the Webb City Public Library. The sessi...
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March 7 Field Day to help strawberry growers keep pace with rising demands

Demand for strawberries in the U.S. has risen and fruit experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture want to help growers ke...
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Beekeeping classes coming to Fort Smith, starting March 20

If you’ve ever been drawn to the idea of raising bees for honey, now’s your chance to learn the basics of bee health, hive management and honey ha...
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Conference for small-acreage entrepreneurs offers large lineup of speakers

Registration is open for the fourth annual Small Acreage and Land Entrepreneur (SALE) Conference on March 4 in St. Joseph. Topics include beekeeping, ...