The Year Ends On a High Note

In front of the largest crowd of the season, Jack Griffin (Society member) presented a fast-paced program  covering both the history of vertical farming and the groundbreaking progress of his own business, Metropolis Farms.   Jack covered the science, economics, … Continued

John M. Urbanchuk

John M. Urbanchuk Assistant Professor and Chair, Agribusiness Department Delaware Valley University   John M. Urbanchuk is Assistant Professor and Chair of the Agribusiness Department at Delaware Valley University. John is an agricultural economist with extensive academic and private sector … Continued

Bloomberg News : Charting China’s Competitive Eaters

  The task of feeding China’s 1.4 billion people is transforming the global food industry.In the effort to keep up with rising demand, domestic farms have been saturated with fertilizers and pesticides, while Chinese companies have bought arable land on … Continued

PSPA Members Visits Seven Stars & Wyebrook Farms

In the past farmers and their crop and livestock products were closely linked to the consumers of their products. Most farmers today now supply food processors and marketing organizations so there are many steps between farm and fork. It is … Continued

Farming Notes for April 2017

Thanks to PSPA member Duncan Allison for providing his Farming Notes for this month.  Great information for everyone! Optimism – Perhaps it was the prospect of regulatory changes that significantly affected farmers when they contributed to the recent Progressive Farming … Continued