ZAFA Wines will centralize, grow with help from Vermont Land Trust

ZAFA Wines owner Krista Scruggs has secured her first farm with help from the Vermont Land Trust and the Michael Colbert Farmland Fund. The 56-acre farm in Isle La Motte was purchased by the Land Trus... more »

2020 Great Lakes EXPO virtual educational sessions full program unveiled

For the first time ever, the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO will be transitioning to a virtual EXPO for 2020, including virtual booths, educational sessions and more. Altho... more »

Postharvest vineyard management: Preparing vines for winter

Preparing vines for winter begins between harvesting and the first frost. Helping grapes survive the cold period will help timely feeding, treating pests and diseases and it is the best time for viney... more »

Washington entomologists eradicate first Asian giant hornet nest

Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) entomologists successfully eradicated an Asian giant hornet nest by vacuuming the hornets out of the nest Saturday, Oct. 24, just two days after findi... more »

North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association plans virtual 2021 conference

The 2021 North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association (NARBA) Conference  will be held virtually, due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19 and the safety of travel and group events. "We ar... more »

Ag worker lawsuit muddies status of H-2A adverse effect wage rate

A lawsuit filed Oct. 14  in Fresno federal court by the United Farm Workers (UFW) and United Farm Workers Foundation alleges that a one-page notice recently issued by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny P... more »

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