Farm markets

Virginia Farmers Markets Positioned for Post-Pandemic Success | Farmers markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has left supermarkets reeling from lack of supply and supply chain disruptions, pushing consumers to explore new markets and develop new food buying habits. A survey by the USDA, Colorado State University, Penn State University and the University of Kentucky found that farmers’ markets and direct farmer sales are likely to benefit […]

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More rain, weak sales put pressure on agricultural markets | Thursday July 22, 2021

On Thursday, the agricultural markets of the CME group closed more weakly, but down from their daily lows. At the close, September corn futures ended lower at $ 7 to $ 5.64½. December new crop futures closed lower at $ 7 to $ 5.61½. Maize futures in March ended down $ 6 to $ 5.68½. […]

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HEAL agricultural markets start on Wednesday

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE) – The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation and Parkview Health have joined forces once again to sell local produce in HEAL markets. The first of three markets opens Wednesday. HEAL effort is synonymous with healthy eating and active living. “HEAL Agricultural Markets are markets intended to serve underserved communities,” said Sharon […]

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Farmers’ Markets Begin June With Double Digit Rally | Tuesday, June 1, 2021

To start the month of June, the agricultural markets of the CME Group closed sharply upwards. At the close, July corn futures ended up 32 to $ 6.88. Futures on the new September crop ended 28 ¾ ¢ higher at $ 6.02. December corn futures closed 31½ higher at $ 5.77. July soybean futures ended […]

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Hardin County is home to five certified agricultural markets | Local news

Hardin County is home to five of the 108 Commonwealth Markets accepted into the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2021 Certified Farmer’s Market Program. Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market-Elizabethtown, Sunshine and Blossoms Greenhouse, Wilmoth Family Farms and Market, Crawford Farms, and The Pumpkin Wagon of Hardin County are all part of the program. By joining the KFB […]