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Country Folks Grower is a business to business publication offering coast to coast coverage through three regional editions.

Each monthly issue covers all facets of growing and marketing fresh market and ornamental crops.

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NASDA members vote in favor of amendment to raise THC limit

by Courtney Llewellyn

During the Plant Ag & Pesticide Regulation Committee meeting which took place as part of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Winter Policy Conference on Feb. 24, a policy amendment for the promotion of hemp was presented by Vermont Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets Anson Tebbetts. […]

Spreading sunshine

Kristin Burrello, her husband Jotham and their family moved from Chicago to Connecticut, and it was there she built Muddy Feet Farm from the ground up. Photo courtesy of Kristin Burrello

by Sally Colby

Sometimes it’s time for a change, and that’s what initiated a major lifestyle and location shift for the Burrello family. […]

New strategies for managing San Jose scale

by Sally Colby

Each year, growers are challenged with managing disease and insect pests, both of which are the focus of scouting programs. Emily Pochubay, tree fruit IPM educator at the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center, discussed an important and potentially devastating orchard pest. […]

Plants make people happy

Marlene Aitchison helps prepare seedlings for the upcoming spring rush. Photo courtesy of Landon’s Greenhouse

by Sally Colby

When Keith and Jennifer Kershaw were asked to become partners in a greenhouse business in Wyoming, Keith jumped at the opportunity to move back to his hometown. […]

Striving for perfection

Amber Holmer is one of the three founders of Perfection Greenhouse in Ohio. “Amber is a graphic designer and has quite an eye for color,” said Nancy Kochel, another member of the trio. Photo courtesy of Perfection Greenhouse

by Sally Colby

Starting a greenhouse business is a major effort, but three Ohio women were willing to give it a try. […]

Coming up roses – Rogue Valley Roses specializes in rare, antique blooms

Rogue Valley Roses specializes in antique and rare roses. Established in 2002, the wholesale business has around 1,700 different varieties of roses. Photo courtesy of Rogue Valley Roses

by Aliya Hall

Janet Inada’s love of roses was first seeded by her grandmother. Inada grew up in Missouri, where her grandmother’s garden was a “glory.” […]