Posts by Shannon Hoyle

Posted on 02/28/2017 at 02:35 PM by Shannon Hoyle

Embrace innovation; build a strategy based on objectives and tactics. This is easier said than done. Human beings are naturally...

Posted on 02/14/2017 at 12:01 PM by Shannon Hoyle

Everyone will have different opinions as to what is important to your operation. This is OK. Concentrate on collecting ideas,...

Posted on 01/31/2017 at 01:29 PM by Shannon Hoyle

How does one deal with change and plan to succeed, even in tough situations? It is important to understand that...

Posted on 12/29/2016 at 02:00 PM by Shannon Hoyle

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that starting March 20, 2017, organic producers and handlers will be able to...

Posted on 09/26/2016 at 02:11 PM by Shannon Hoyle

In the race to feed a growing population, it is important to consider sustainability. University of Illinois researchers are promoting...

Posted on 08/17/2016 at 01:31 PM by Shannon Hoyle

MADISON, Wis. – Courtney Long, a research associate with Iowa State University, received a 2016 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award...

Posted on 06/20/2016 at 11:41 AM by Shannon Hoyle

Originally posted on the USDA Blog. Sound business decisions are based off of reliable data, and this is certainly the...

Posted on 06/06/2016 at 11:35 AM by Shannon Hoyle

The 18th annual National Value Added Conference themed, Agriculture, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: Developing Thriving Rural Communities, is coming to Madison,...

Posted on 04/18/2016 at 12:32 PM by Shannon Hoyle

Value Added Producer Grants (VAPG) can help enable companies to introduce new products, at the same time helping them to...

Categories: Grants

Posted on 03/29/2016 at 01:39 PM by Shannon Hoyle

Sun-Maid Growers of California, a 700-member grower-owned cooperative in Kingsburg, Calif., was one of the early successful applicants in the...

Categories: Grants