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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 »

Drones now help thieves to survey rural properties

Thieves are now reportedly using drones to scout farms and ranches, looking for their next big score. "We were having a series of crimes occur, including some quads that were taken from a very remote... more »

Western Food Safety Conference extends registration to May 3

With an online program and strong industry participation, the Western Food Safety Conference on May 5-6 has extended its registration opportunity to May 3. The two-day event will feature live presentations from industry-leading scientists, managers... more »

California cherry growers anticipate near record crop and safe workforce

Harvest of the year’s first fresh cherries has begun in California’s southern-most growing areas and will soon be moving its way up the state. “We’re looking forward to 2021 being an excellent year for California... more »

First Monarch tractor reports to work at Wente Vineyards

Monarch Tractor, the world’s first fully electric, driver-optional, smart tractor manufacturer, today announced the first deployment of its flagship tractor at Wente Vineyards, the oldest, continuously operated family winery in the United States. This is... more »

Michigan beekeepers can get email alerts notifying before aerial pesticide applications

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Gary McDowell and Sen, Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, announced April 28 that the state’s beekeepers can now self-subscribe to receive email alerts during public health emergencies,... more »

Newly planted, established peach trees benefit from irrigation in UGA study

While peach orchards are a common sight throughout middle and south Georgia – helping the Peach State live up to its name – peach producers need more than just the title to ensure that both... more »

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