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Valerie Shepler joins Fall Creek as commercial manager for US and Canada

Valerie Shepler has joined Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc., as commercial manager for the United States and Canada, where she is responsible for establishing and developing strong relationships with the company’s blueberry nursery and... more »

Strawberry, blueberry pollination tips offered in Delaware

Strawberries are aggregate fruits. They have multiple ovules per receptacle where the fruit is formed. The strawberry receptacle may have up to 500 ovules per berry. You will see these as “seeds” on the outside... more »

UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie announces new director

Four weeks ago, Grantly Ricketts made the switch from the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and University of Florida Extension Osceola to Extension St. Lucie County to fulfill a role he has trained for... more »

Results of a national stakeholder survey of the US blackberry industry

A national survey of growers and related industry professionals was recently conducted to assess the current status and needs for research and Extension in the U.S. blackberry industry. The survey was launched with the goal... more »

PMA Foodservice open and taking reservations for July 21-22

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has officially opened registration and hotel reservations for PMA Foodservice 2021 which will be held in Monterey, California, from July 21-22.  The event invites all industry members and partners from across the foodservice supply... more »

Crop advisors, general public offered online nitrogen management course

The University of California has opened registration for a seven-part video course on nitrogen management. The series, taught by UC researchers and extension specialists, begins May 10. The course is open to anyone interested nitrogen... more »

Prima Wawona announces major stone fruit expansion

Prima Wawona, a Fresno, California-based grower and marketer of conventional and organic peaches, nectarines, plums and apricots announced April 23 that it is expanding its acreage by another 2,600 acres devoted to growing stone fruit.... more »

Nichino America promotes Amanda Carson to East region sales manager

Amanda Carson has been promoted to sales manager for the Eastern region sales team for Ninchino America Inc. In her new role, Carson will be responsible for the direction and implementation of the sales plans... more »

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