LATEST NEWS FROM Northeast (U.S.)

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16:50PM Oct 16, 2019

NJ-based AeroFarms receives sustainability award, launches microgreens

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
Newark, N.J.-based AeroFarms won the Responsible Business Award for Sustainable Innovation at the Ethical Corporation Awards, a Reuters event.
16:48PM Oct 14, 2019

New York Apple Sales to launch Yes! Apples brand at Fresh Summit

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
Glenmont, N.Y.-based New York Apple Sales Inc. will launch its new consumer brand of Yes! Apples at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Oct. 18-19 in Anaheim, Calif.
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15:25PM Oct 14, 2019

Farmers Worry about ‘Flash Drought’

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor
Conditions are making things tough for farmers. There are growing concerns for cattle, cotton and corn due to the worsening drought that was fueled this summer by record heat.
15:23PM Oct 09, 2019

EPC event spotlights NFL legend who inspired movie

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Mark Wahlberg played him in the movie, “Invincible.” Nobody got past this fan-turned-wide NFL receiver, who captured the crowd at the Eastern Produce Council tailgate event.
14:23PM Sep 30, 2019

You missed these people (and more) at the NEPC expo in Boston

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
Check out some of the businesses, people and news you missed (or you saw yourself) at the 20th anniversary New England Produce Council's Produce, Floral and Foodservice Expo in Boston.
10:37AM Sep 30, 2019

U.S. senator asks USDA to investigate grower price disparity

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate why produce-grower prices have stayed stagnant or declined while prices have increased along the supply chain.
18:32PM Sep 24, 2019

NEPC’s 20th expo draws regional, national and international crowd

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
BOSTON — Produce professionals from near and far delved into the relationship business at the New England Produce Council’s Produce, Floral and Foodservice Expo, celebrating its 20th anniversary.