California General Waste Discharge Requirements for Wineries approved

On January 20, 2021, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted a Resolution for the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Waste Discharge Requirements for W... more »

Agriculture groups respond to inauguration of President Joe Biden

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall commented Jan. 20 on the inauguration of President Joe Biden, who was sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States. “The American Farm Bureau Fe... more »

Organic produce sales up 14% in 2020, topping $8.5B

Buoyed by a fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit growth, 2020 organic produce sales finished with a 14.2% increase over the previous year, outpacing conventionally grown produce in both sales an... more »

Scientist discovers new bee species on Bayer partner farm in Brazil

A new solitary bee species, known as the Ceratina (Ceratinula) fioreseana, has been discovered on a Bayer ForwardFarm in Água Fria de Goiás, Brazil. According to a news release from ... more »

Expansion of produce safety research urged by industry leaders

Calling out the need to expand research to answer produce-specific food safety questions, the Woodland, California-based Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has launched a new capital fundraising campaign... more »

GAO: More info needed to protect workers from pesticide exposure

Farmworkers exposed to agricultural pesticides need additional information on how to protect themselves, according to the Government Accountability Office. According to a news release, since 2015, ... more »

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