T&G Global commercializes first climate-change resistant apple variety

The apple is the first to be launched from the Hot Climate Program, a global pan-industry breeding program, focused on the long-term sustainability of apple production in a changing climate. Peter ... more »

Rantizo receives swarm application approval, first company to do so

Iowa City, Iowa-based Rantizo announced that it is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for operation of multiple drone swarms nationwide. This waiver allows for the safe operation of... more »

Additional commodities eligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

USDA announced July 9  an initial list of additional commodities that have been added to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), and that USDA has made other adjustments to the program based ... more »

Report: USDA adds blueberries to list in Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

According to a North American Blueberry Council statement, the USDA announced July 9 that blueberry growers are now eligible for Category 1 Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments.  "Based on t... more »

Fruit Growers News, Vegetable Growers News name 40 Under 40 Class of 2020

Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News magazines have announced the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 – a group of exceptional agriculture professionals nominated by their peers for... more »

Climate Change Consortium for Specialty Crops Report released in California

The California Department of Food and Agriculture, in partnership with the Climate Science Alliance, has released the 2020 Climate Change Consortium for Specialty Crops Report for the Southern Califo... more »

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