Online resources for the seed industry
Hear from some of the bright lights in the seed industry. The publishers of Seed World took the opportunity to chat with various exhibitors at the ASTA CSS 2011 & Seed Expo in Chicago in December. Representatives from companies such as Agronomix, Seedburo, Syngenta, Satake, Key Technology and more discuss new technologies and innovations in seed.
Find the From the Floor and Giant Views of the Industry video series.
Fruit & Vegetable State Profiles
The United Fresh website has an interactive map of the United States where users can click on a state to find a comprehensive profile of how the fruit and vegetable industry impacts that state. Included in the profiles of all 50 states are employment rates, produce companies, farmers markets, total farm value, fruit and vegetable acreage, as well as state participation in federal fruit and vegetable programs.
The Produce for Better Health Foundation has added new Half-Your-Plate resources to its consumer website in support of the new USDA dietary recommendation. The materials posted on the Healthy Plate section of FruitsAndVeggiesMoreMatters.org have proven to be very popular with consumers and a fan favorite in PBH’s social media channels. PBH has also created social media and website marketing ideas and tools to help seed companies and growers promote the “Half-Your-Plate” concept to consumers.