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California Natural Resources Agency releases report on 2012-2016 drought

"By heeding lessons from the 2012–2016 drought, we will better protect communities, ecosystems, and our economy during drought and help our state thrive in a changing climate." That assessment from Wade Crowfoot, secretary of the... more »

Two container vessels moved to West Coast by Del Monte Fresh Produce

Coral Gables, Florida-based Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc., one of North America’s leading marketers and distributors of fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, has announced March 15 that two of its energy efficient container vessels,... more »

Bowerman Blueberries opens downtown retail location, expands farm market

West Michigan’s family-owned Bowerman Blueberries will offer its farm-fresh produce, baked goods and sweets year-round at a new cafe in downtown Holland. The restaurant will be located at the corner of Eight Street and Central... more »

Food safety audits eligible for cost-share for Delaware growers

Delaware fruit and vegetable growers who receive a passing score on their third-party food safety audits and agricultural water tests are eligible to receive cost-share to help cover the expense through the Delaware Department of Agriculture.... more »

2021 Statewide Grape Spring Kickoff scheduled by Michigan State Extension

Join winegrape growers from across Michigan at the virtual 2021 Statewide Michigan Grape Spring Kickoff on March 23, 2021 from 1-4:30 p.m. EST hosted by Michigan State University Extension. This program is free and offered via Zoom.... more »

New webpage with an index of California boards and commissions launched

California Department of Food and Agriculture has a new webpage with an index of CDFA boards and commissions along with standardized information about each group, including length of term, number of board members, types of... more »

Registration open for Michigan State University Spring Tree Fruit Webinar Series

Due to ongoing restrictions based on current events, the Michigan State University Extension fruit team is once again offering its spring tree fruit educational programs through a series of live webinars. These webinars are free... more »

Applications for leaders in food, ag sectors opened by LeadNY

New York’s leadership development program is now accepting applications for its next class of leaders in the food, agriculture and natural resources sectors of the Northeast. LeadNY, a pioneering training program for mid-career professionals, provides... more »

Current Issue

Sustainability takes many forms

Boyer Orchards goes from side business to award winner in three generations

ITC: No harm seen from blueberry imports

Growers quickly see benefits of drip irrigation

Riverdance Farms finds success with farm-visiting crowd

Errotabere Ranches leads on Western challenges

New Minnesota apple triumps over scab disease

Researchers ponder presence of cranberry false blossom

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National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Wage increases naturally lead to job loss – ag included

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