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New York-grown apples handpicked for TCS New York City Marathon

The TCS New York City Marathon will again partner with New York Apple Association (NYAA) as this year’s official sponsor to provide New York state-grown apples at the finish line, at several related events, and... more »

California officials weight whole-orchard recycling

California Department of Food and Agriculture is currently seeking public comment on the inclusion of the Whole Orchard Recycling practice into its Healthy Soils Incentives Program. This management practice will be in addition to the... more »

2020 NW Cherry Research Review set for Nov. 12

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission is inviting those interested to attend this year’s NW Cherry Research Review. The session is Nov. 12 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Confluence Technology Center,  285 Technology Center Way, Wenatchee,... more »

Growing grapes in high tunnels may reduce pests, increase crop yields

High tunnels may help reduce pests and improve yields for grape growers in Arkansas, said Elena Garcia, horticulture professor and researcher for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Growing grapes under field conditions... more »

Five finalists chosen to compete for $250K at 2019 AgSharks Competition

After  reviewing the flood of applications from start-up companies who are all developing technology to solve agriculture’s most critical issues, Western Growers and S2G Ventures have chosen five finalists to compete in the 2019 AgSharks Competition on... more »

Oregon Women for Agriculture to host American Agri-Women National Convention

The 444th annual American Agri-Women (AAW) convention will be held in Tigard, Oregon, from November 6-10 at the Embassy Suites on Washington Square. It is the annual gathering of the largest affiliate organization of women... more »

Skidmore joins New Mexico State as Extension specialist for urban, small farms

New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences recently hired a new Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist for Urban and Small Farms. Amanda Skidmore, who is stationed at the Agricultural Science Center... more »

Western Growers, Farm Bureau react to California water actions

In response to the federal government's new plan that will guide the coordinated operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project in California, Western Growers President & CEO Tom Nassif issued the following... more »


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