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Clark County Farm Technology Days 2022 seeks farm site

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days has announced that Clark County has been selected to host Farm Technology Days (FTD) in 2022. Over the next three years there will be many opportunities to get involved to tell... more »

PMA’s Lutz leaving to start marketing, research firm

A familiar name in the produce industry will depart his position with the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Aug. 2 to start his own marketing, research and analytics company. Lutz has... more »

New UC strawberries have disease resistance, other traits

The Public Strawberry Breeding Program at the University of California, Davis, has released five new varieties that will help farmers manage diseases, control costs and produce plenty of large, robust berries using less water, fertilizer... more »

WSU Tree Fruit Research Field Day set for Aug. 7 in Rock Island

The Washington State University Tree Fruit Field Day is scheduled for Aug. 7 in Rock Island, Washington. This is an educational event for growers, packers, consultants, industry, university researchers and staff that highlights the latest... more »

Arkansas crops specialist McWhirt honored at international horticulture symposium

An Arkansas Extension horticulture specialist has been honored by the International Society for Horticultural Science with its 2019 Young Minds Award for best presentation. Amanda McWhirt, Extension horticulture crops specialist for the University of Arkansas... more »

Washington State University Tri‑Cities partners with Spanish winery

Washington State University (WSU) Tri‑Cities recently signed an agreement with Valdemar Family Wine Estates to explore educational opportunities for international collaboration in the field of wine science. Valdemar Family Wine Estates has locations in both... more »

Annual field day to feature University of Georgia research

Georgia farmers can learn about agricultural research while interacting with University of Georgia scientists during the annual Sunbelt Field Day in Moultrie, Georgia, on Thursday, July 25. From 8:30 a.m. to noon, UGA agriculture specialists... more »

NMSU plans Center of Excellence on Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems

Treating inflammation in livestock by supplementing their diet with capsaicin-rich chile peppers. Using industrial hemp to suppress the growth of weeds and soil-borne pathogens. These are potential examples of value-added agriculture that may become a... more »

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FGN February 2021

Florida breeding seeks regionally-adapted peach rootstocks

Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

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