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Ag convention, including specialty crops, to take place in Atlantic City

The 105th New Jersey State Agricultural Convention and Trade Show will be held Feb. 4-6 at the Harrah’s Resort and Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.  The New Jersey Department of Agriculture is hosting the... more »

Tim Nourse presented NASGA’s ‘Service with Impact Award’

At the North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual Meeting & Conference this week in San Antonio, Texas, Tim Nourse was presented the 2020 Annual “Service with Impact Award” by board member Kevin Edberg. The North... more »

Atchison named director of New Jersey ag division of marketing, development

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today announced the appointment of Joe Atchison III, of Cherry Hill, as Director of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s Division of Marketing and Development. Atchison has... more »

Cold weather could leave Virginia blueberry growers in a jam

January's warm temperatures have caused the "Low Chill" early-producing blueberry varieties to start the blooming process,” says said Reza Rafie, horticulture specialist at the Virginia Cooperative Extension at Virginia State University. This is not good news for blueberry... more »

$1.3M will support protection of New York’s natural resources, help farmers

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced Jan. 21 the availability of $1.3 million for two programs to assist New York farmers to increase environmental protections on farms across the state. Funds... more »

Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine seeks grower members

Maine's Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) recently called for nominations for two new grower seats on the Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine. A 2019 statutory change to the Commission’s makeup added the positions. With... more »

NH Agricultural Experiment Station shares updates at 2020 NH Farm and Forest Expo

Are rivers the livers of watersheds? Should farmers plant cider apples to thwart pests in orchards? Come find out from scientists with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, who will present their... more »

Get ready for the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention

About 2,200 fruit and vegetable growers and other industry persons from throughout the mid-Atlantic region and beyond will be gathering at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pennsylvania, for the Convention which will run from Jan.... more »

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