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UConn considers launching agriculture innovation center

The school is inviting public input on the proposal.

Orange County’s Black Dirt region eyes hemp production – but does...

"It’s been hit and miss, and for most in this area, it was a miss,” says Chris Pawelski.

For BrightFarms, indoor farming model brings big growth

Unlike most large lettuce and greens providers, BrightFarms is not a West Coast company. Instead, it’s headquartered in the village of Irvington. Its greenhouses...

Panel to focus on increasing diversity in Connecticut agriculture

The working group will consider issues including access to capital and markets.

Suite Talk: Sal Gilbertie, founder and president of Teucrium Trading

"People have no idea that corn is pervasive in a global economy," said Gilbertie.

Vertical farming takes root in Hudson Valley

Poughkeepsie's Farmers & Chefs restaurant installed the containers two days after the state of emergency was issued.

Sprout Creek Farm, award-winning cheesemaker, closes its doors

Just two years after Dutchess County’s Sprout Creek Farm was rescued from closing by Marist College, the nonprofit known for its award-winning cheeses and...

CBD startup taps Dutchess County farm for hemp production

"When it is time for harvesting, you are dealing with plants the height of a man," Lonsdale said.

Bunge moving global headquarters out of White Plains

“We are grateful to have called White Plains home for many years, and now look forward to the new growth and development opportunities which our expanded St. Louis presence will provide," Bunge CEO Gregory A. Heckman said.

Fairfield University project tracks Bridgeport’s community gardens

"Sometimes people need a unifier, and in many ways the community gardens are," said Fairfield University's Joseph Delgado.

Ex-Bridgeport nonprofit exec Hulburt named CT agricultural commissioner

Hulburt was previously senior vice president of program operations at Wholesome Wave in Bridgeport.

Rooted in Agriculture: Farm Credit East quietly serves financial needs of...

Farm Credit East, a financial cooperative within the Farm Credit System, provides loans to the agricultural business community in the Northeastern states.

New York launches on-the-farm job training for veterans

The state Division of Veterans' Affairs seeks farms to offer the training for vets interested in agricultural careers.

Dutchess County fairground to host annual agriculture forum

The second annual Agriculture Advisory Committee Forum will feature more than 50 local farmers, elected officials and representatives from the agriculture industry.

Down to Earth Markets to host annual vendors meeting

Down to Earth Markets' vendor meeting will feature presentations on crowdfunding and the food growing business from the investment point of view.