Michigan Apple Committee announces 2021 research funding

The Michigan Apple Committee board approved funding for 2021 industry research projects at their March board meeting. Research funding is a part of MAC’s mission to serve Michigan’s apple growers.... more »

Oregon rule extends COVID-19 workplace protections, including no bunk beds

Oregon OSHA has adopted a rule to maintain risk-reducing safety measures for workers across the state against the coronavirus. Although the rule includes several changes based on the public comment... more »

Funding set for Sustainable Groundwater Management Act projects in California

The California Department of Water Resources is awarding funding support for six projects to address the impact of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. A total of $26 million in grant fundin... more »

UGA establishes new blueberry research orchard at Durham Horticulture Farm

Native to North America, blueberries are the most-recently commercially domesticated fruit in the U.S. Just a little over a century ago researchers began studying this wild berry with an intent to dev... more »

Pollinator Partnership leadership transition announced

Pollinator Partnership, the world’s largest non-profit dedicated exclusively to pollinator issues, announced that beginning May 3, Kelly Rourke assumed the role of executive director for the organiz... more »

Shortage of pallets impacting the produce industry, reports indicate

Pallet supplier CHEP is among the companies that have reached out to their customers regarding shortages of product along the supply chain. Growers and industry leaders have confirmed a major palle... more »

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