2021 has already been an eventful year for Genera. The company’s agriculture fiber manufacturing facility in Vonore, Tennessee — the largest fully integrated ag-fiber facility in the United States — is operational. With the plant online, we’ve launched production and sales of our Earthable® brand of compostable molded fiber foodservice products and ag-based market [...]
It is an exciting time for Genera as we launch the largest fully integrated (field to finished goods) ag fiber facility in the country, and we need East Tennessee farmers like you to make it a success. We are seeking additional producers to establish more acres of switchgrass, the primary feedstock for our ag fiber [...]
The importance of domestic ag fiber will continue to grow in 2021 and beyond.
Every farmer looks back on the previous year’s production numbers and revenues, and if things do not add up as expected, they’ll work to understand why their revenue was of and work on a plan to do better in the new year. So, if your farm didn’t do as well as you had hoped [...]
Consumers are closely watching how the businesses they patronize adapt and change in order to meet their concerns about how food and other products are packaged. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the world produces 300 million tons of plastic a year and 8 million tons ends up in the oceans. [...]
When it comes to making a living, America’s small, family farms always have to be on the look-out for new sources of income. Diversification can protect farmers from potential loss of income if the farm suffers a major disaster, whether through natural causes like severe weather or drought, non-local market impacts, or other circumstances. [...]