GenNext Growers Stories
Holly Rippon-Butler
GenNext Growers
July 22, 2016
Farming’s Next Generation Seeking Room To Grow
Several innovative resources are available to help first-time growers acquire the property they need. Read More
Young Grower Alliance members survey some of the plantings in the peach architecture research block at USDA's Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory in Kearneysville, WV. (Photo credit: Christina Herrick)
GenNext Growers
July 14, 2016
USDA Announces Funding To Support Next Generation
Grants totaling $8.4 million are available for training and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged veteran farmers to create increased opportunities in agriculture. Read More
Young Grower Alliance
GenNext Growers
June 29, 2016
Support Agriculture By Supporting New Growers [Opinion]
The next generation of farming in the U.S. needs all the help they can get. Read More
Organic farmer on tractor
GenNext Growers
June 20, 2016
Organic Farming Programs Can Be Eye-Opening
Tremendous sales growth of organic produce, combined with the average grower’s age, might equal opportunity. Read More
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GenNext Growers
June 16, 2016
Farm Credit Loaned Nearly $13 Billion Last Year To New Growers And Ranchers
2015’s total was up 12% from the amount loaned the prior year. Read More
USDA YGA apple biotech lab
GenNext Growers
June 16, 2016
Six Takeaways From My Trip To The Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory
I write a lot about research being carried out throughout the country and globe. There are a lot of really Read More
Rory Crowley (Photo credit: Rory Crowley)
GenNext Growers
May 19, 2016
Get To Know Rory Crowley Of The Almond Leadership Program
The assistant operations manager and director of business and research development for the Nicolaus Nut Company, Rory Crowley talks about how the Almond Leadership Program helped him prepare for the future. Read More
Growers boot up drone technology on the farm
GenNext Growers
May 17, 2016
More Growers Going High-Tech Down On The Farm
Embracing new tools and technology will be key in driving productivity forward. Read More
Cosmis Crisp apples planting FEATURE
GenNext Growers
May 5, 2016
Washington Apple Education Foundation Awards $1 Million In Scholarships
Funded through donations, scholarship fund reaches major milestone. Read More
Young Growers are pictured with Wally Heuser (center front row), the first IFTA president. (Photo credit: Christina Herrick)
GenNext Growers
April 30, 2016
Young Growers The Focus Of Industry Programming, Reception
The next generation in the tree fruit industry getting support of leading industry organizations. Read More
farm accounting dread
GenNext Growers
April 19, 2016
How To Avoid Farm Accounting Pitfalls
When the numbers don't add up, it's time to recalculate your strategies. Read More
Pick at Garden Patch Farms sign
GenNext Growers
April 14, 2016
Introducing The Latest Member of the GenNext Growers Advisory Board
Second-generation grower talks about the challenges of farming and the pull to return to his family’s farm. Read More
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GenNext Growers
August 18, 2016
USDA Invests $17.8M To Educate Next Gene…
Money will bolster efforts of partner organizations to increase next generation of growers. Read More
GenNext Growers
August 18, 2016
Meet Mike Basedow Of The Young Growers A…
Coordinator talks about the future of young growers and the evolution of fruit production. Read More
GenNext Growers
August 17, 2016
8 Ways To Facilitate Learning In The Fie…
Don’t just train your workers, engage them, retain them, and improve job performance. Read More
GenNext Growers
July 22, 2016
Farming’s Next Generation Seeking …
Several innovative resources are available to help first-time growers acquire the property they need. Read More
GenNext Growers
July 14, 2016
USDA Announces Funding To Support Next G…
Grants totaling $8.4 million are available for training and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged veteran farmers to create increased opportunities in agriculture. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 29, 2016
Support Agriculture By Supporting New Gr…
The next generation of farming in the U.S. needs all the help they can get. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 20, 2016
Organic Farming Programs Can Be Eye-Open…
Tremendous sales growth of organic produce, combined with the average grower’s age, might equal opportunity. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 16, 2016
Farm Credit Loaned Nearly $13 Billion La…
2015’s total was up 12% from the amount loaned the prior year. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 16, 2016
Six Takeaways From My Trip To The Appala…
I write a lot about research being carried out throughout the country and globe. There are a lot of really Read More
GenNext Growers
May 19, 2016
Get To Know Rory Crowley Of The Almond L…
The assistant operations manager and director of business and research development for the Nicolaus Nut Company, Rory Crowley talks about how the Almond Leadership Program helped him prepare for the future. Read More
GenNext Growers
May 17, 2016
More Growers Going High-Tech Down On The…
Embracing new tools and technology will be key in driving productivity forward. Read More
GenNext Growers
May 5, 2016
Washington Apple Education Foundation Aw…
Funded through donations, scholarship fund reaches major milestone. Read More
GenNext Growers
April 30, 2016
Young Growers The Focus Of Industry Prog…
The next generation in the tree fruit industry getting support of leading industry organizations. Read More
GenNext Growers
April 19, 2016
How To Avoid Farm Accounting Pitfalls
When the numbers don't add up, it's time to recalculate your strategies. Read More
GenNext Growers
April 14, 2016
Introducing The Latest Member of the Gen…
Second-generation grower talks about the challenges of farming and the pull to return to his family’s farm. Read More
Farm Management
April 2, 2016
NPC To Offer Scholarship For Graduate St…
Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership ability, potato-related areas of graduate study, and extracurricular activities. Read More
GenNext Growers
March 30, 2016
How The Affordable Care Act Affects You …
What you need to know about the law in 2016, including how it impacts H-2A workers, exemptions, and more. Read More
GenNext Growers
March 24, 2016
Applications Being Accepted For State Ho…
Funds in memory of fruit grower Scott Brown awarded to those seeking careers in the Pennsylvania fruit industry. Read More
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