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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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Branding means telling your story

by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant

Branding may sound like a difficult job for savvy social media whizzes. But Dahlia Dill, owner of Chandler Pond Farm in Wheelock, VT, believes that any farmer can develop effective branding with just a few ideas. She presented “Social Media Tips & Tricks” as part of the New England Women in Livestock Virtual Winter Conference recently. […]

Profiting on the health of hemp-based foods

Chad Rosen, founder and CEO of Victory Hemp Foods, sees opportunity for growers of hemp to sell their crop to food producers in the near future. Photo courtesy of Access Ventures

by Enrico Villamaino

“Hemp Seed Ingredients & What You Need to Know About the Hemp-Based Food Market” was led by Chad Rosen, interacted with participants […]

Imagining fewer irrigation issues with imaging

by Courtney Llewellyn

Anyone who uses irrigation knows there are myriad ways an irrigation system can have issues – clogs, leaks, pressure issues and more. But what are the real costs of irrigation problems on yield, efficiency, quality and your bottom line? That’s what John Bourne, vice president of Ceres Imaging, addressed with his “Low Hanging Fruit: The Surprisingly Huge Impact of Acute Irrigation Issues” […]

Is hemp worth it?

by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant

Hemp is hot. There’s no doubt many growers are excited about the possibilities surrounding the commodity, whether for fiber or oil. But farmers need to consider the regulations and expenses attached to growing hemp. […]

High tunnel protection starts with construction

by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant

High tunnels can provide growers with an economical approach to extending the growing season, starting seedlings and controlling more aspects of growing; however, they can be susceptible to damage if farmers do not take the right precautions. Adam Montri, owner of Ten Hens Farm in Bath, MI, […]

The latest and greatest to consider

by Courtney Llewellyn

During February’s American Seed Trade Association Innovation in Plant Breeding Virtual Tour, some of the biggest names in the game presented new takes on staple crops. Below, we’ll look at some of the work being undertaken to continually improve these consumer favorites. […]