Tagged social media

Facebook promo at Flamingo Road
GenNext Growers
October 21, 2017
5 Ways to Double Your Farm’s Revenue Using Facebook
This handful of helpful suggestions might have you loving what it does for your operation's bottom line. Read More
Picking fresh Florida blueberries
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Elevate Their Message
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Farm Marketing
September 2, 2017
We Want to Hear Your Family Farm’s Story
We’re launching a new feature on American Fruit Grower and Western Fruit Grower’s Instagram page, and we want you to share your family farm’s story. Read More
Pick at Garden Patch Farms sign
Farm Marketing
August 31, 2017
How to Create Social Media Magic with Your Small Farm
Small farmers typically have direct contact with consumers, so it’s important to focus on efficiency with your outreach efforts. Read More
SWD On Raspberry
Berries
March 26, 2017
Outsmarting SWD with Social Media
Entomologist in Kentucky uses social media for pest updates, trap catches. Read More
anti-GMO corn spoof via social media
Citrus
May 24, 2016
Social Media Posts On GMOs Falling Flat [Opinion]
Hopefully, the hysteria the West has perpetuated on genetic engineering will not stifle the potential of moving our production forward enough to help feed a growing global population. Read More
Cucurbits
April 23, 2016
Award-Winning Interactive Music Video Promotes Nutrition Outside The Classroom
Funded by the National Watermelon Promotion Board, the video was produced in support of the rock and roll nutrition show, Jump With Jill. Read More
Apples & Pears
December 8, 2015
USA Pears Launches Month-Long Marketing Blitz
USDA has officially declared December as National Pear Month. Pear Bureau Northwest (USA Pears) is marking National Pear Month with Read More
Apples & Pears
September 28, 2015
New Cider Website Debuts
  The New York Apple Association (NYAA) updated the portion of the website devoted to cider. The site, NYCider.com, now Read More
Farm Marketing
August 26, 2015
Do You Have #FarmFans? If Not, You Should
Your guests are already live tweeting their experiences of visiting your farm. Why not turn this into a social experience to promote your business? Read More
Apples & Pears
August 20, 2015
Apple Growers, USApple Partner To Support Education
U.S. Apple Association (USApple), apple growers, and partner brands launch Apples for Education: Buy an Apple, Help a Student, to Read More
Citrus
July 2, 2015
Florida’s Young Farmers Working To Bridge Generation Gap
Leadership conference to give GenNext Growers tools to become better agvocates. Read More
girl on smartphone
Fruits
June 25, 2015
How To Make Social Media Work For You
I have a confession to make. I enter a lot of contests. I’ve won gift cards to local restaurants, locally Read More
secrets can do lots of damage
Citrus
June 15, 2015
Confidentiality Counterproductive For Today’s Farmers [Opinion]
No longer is transparency an anomaly among the grower community, it's become necessary to survive and succeed. Read More
Captain Citrus running through an orange grove
Citrus
April 21, 2015
Florida Citrus Gaining Leverage For Next Growth Spurt
Amid the battles, moments of real and sustainable hope have emerged this season. Read More
Citrus
March 10, 2015
Make The Most Of Social Media For Your Business
Social media is a valuable, and inexpensive tool to promote your business and reach a wide audience. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
March 5, 2015
#CitrusMatters Campaign Aims To Raise Awareness Of HLB In California
Bayer CropScience pledges up to $25,000 in support of continued research on a cure for citrus greening. Read More
Apples & Pears
February 11, 2015
February Kicks Off USApple’s 28 Days Of Apples
The campaign returns with industry engaging consumers online on the role in apples have in heart health. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
February 1, 2015
More Farmers Plugging Into Social Media
UF Ag Econ students give tips on engaging consumers where they congregate online. Read More
Apples & Pears
January 4, 2015
USApple’s Social Media Numbers Sweet As Honey
Outreach abuzz with with many fruitful efforts to connect with apple consumers. Read More
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Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
Vegetables
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More
GenNext Growers
November 12, 2017
USDA to Fund Research on Next Generation…
Engineering, production projects are designed to spur farming innovation. Read More
Berries
November 11, 2017
2018 North American Raspberry and Blackb…
Featured speakers at the annual conference, slated for February in Ventura, CA, include Miles Reiter of Driscoll’s. Read More
Citrus
November 9, 2017
Forecasters Subtract another Slice from …
USDA’s second stab at the season thins orange crop by another 7%; would be lowest output in more than 70 years. Read More
Fruits
November 9, 2017
Organic Fresh Produce Sales Top $1 Billi…
Sales of organic fruit were up 8.3% year on year, while sales of organic vegetables rose 6.2%. Read More