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California Giant hires new CFO

California Giant Berry Farms recently added a new member to its Executive Team, welcoming Sean Martin as Chief Financial Officer to the growing company. Martin will supersede Dan Nicola... more »

International Trade Commission decision on cherry tariffs panned

U.S. senators from Michigan Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow on Jan. 14 strongly criticized the U.S. International Trade Commission's final decision not to institute tariffs against Turkish tart cherry exporters, which have been dumping low-quality... more »

Marrone Bio gains approval of Stargus biofungicide in California

Marrone Bio Innovations (NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), a sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions company, said Jan. 14 that its patented Bacillus biofungicide, Stargus, has been fully reviewed by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR)... more »

Farming interests back California governor’s proposed 2020-2021 budget

The California Farm Bureau Federation and the Community Alliance with Family Farmers have both expressed support for Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2020-2021 budget. Farm Bureau president Jamie Johansson: “The governor’s budget reinforces his commitment to... more »

2020 Southwest Michigan Horticultural Days Feb. 5-6

The Michigan Grape Society and Michigan State University (MSU) Extension in partnership with Lake Michigan College will host the annual Southwest Michigan Horticultural Days conference Feb. 5 -6 at Lake Michigan College’s Mendel Center, 2755... 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 »

Women in Agriculture event Jan. 25 in Washington state

Washington State University (WSU) Extension is holding the 2020 Women in Agriculture conference on Saturday, Jan.  25. This is an opportunity for women farmers or anyone who works with women farmers to network, hear some... more »

2020 Women in Ag Conference helps women cultivate healthy farms, careers

Women across the Northwest can learn how to run resilient farms and businesses while enhancing their own health at the 2020 Women in Agriculture Conference, organized by Washington State University Extension. The event is Saturday,... more »


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