Organic fits for future, say Organic Grower Summit speakers

Agricultural visionaries encouraged organic growers Dec. 5 at the Organic Grower Summit in Monterey, California, as the industry honored a family of farmers as its 2019 growers of the year. Organic... more »

Brett Anderson to lead Michigan Hort Society

For more than a century, the Anderson family has grown apples in west Michigan, and in 2020, the farm’s current leader will serve as president of the Michigan State Horticultural Society. Brett A... more »

US official: Trade must be free, fair, reciprocal

Free, fair and reciprocal trade for U.S. agriculture was the resounding message from Agriculture Under Secretary Ted McKinney at the U.S. Apple Association’s 2019 Outlook and Marketing Conference in... more »

Wine fermentation laboratory opens in College Station, Texas

The dedication and opening of the Arthur and Gaye Platt Wine Fermentation Laboratory was held recently in College Station and will be housed in the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and... more »

Julie Gordon to succeed Phil Korson to lead Cherry Marketing Institute

The Cherry Marketing Institute Board of Directors has named Julie Gordon to replace Phil Korson as the president/managing director of the Cherry Marketing Institute. Gordon has worked at the Cherry... more »

House Committee advances Workforce Modernization Act

The Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 received House Judiciary approval Nov. 20 Several organizations voiced support of the committee move and said the The Farm Workforce Modernization Act ... more »

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