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The working group will consider issues including access to capital and markets.
"People have no idea that corn is pervasive in a global economy," said Gilbertie.
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...
"When it is time for harvesting, you are dealing with plants the height of a man," Lonsdale said.
“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.
"Sometimes people need a unifier, and in many ways the community gardens are," said Fairfield University's Joseph Delgado.
Hulburt was previously senior vice president of program operations at Wholesome Wave in Bridgeport.
Farm Credit East, a financial cooperative within the Farm Credit System, provides loans to the agricultural business community in the Northeastern states.
The state Division of Veterans' Affairs seeks farms to offer the training for vets interested in agricultural careers.
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' vendor meeting will feature presentations on crowdfunding and the food growing business from the investment point of view.
U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney seeks to ensure the viability of small-scale crop production.