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Considerations presented for study of cold hardiness in blueberries

For several years, the Washington Blueberry Commission has funded Washington State University and Oregon State University research to collect bud hardiness data and create a model. Our research team is still in the process of... more »

Considerations for fruit, vegetable growers related to coronavirus

The current COVID-19 pandemic is a common concern and many are wondering what they can and should do. The information here is intended to help guide the fruit and vegetable farming community. If you have... more »

Purdue: Don’t fear eating your fruits, veggies as virus concerns grip nation

Modern supermarkets with their many open displays of fruits and vegetables are truly a marvel and a reminder that our nation enjoys the safest and most abundant food supply in the world. However, in the... more »

Cornell program shares novel coronavirus prevention and control for farms

The U.S. is confronting an outbreak of a novel coronavirus that causes serious respiratory disease and may be deadly for older people and those with weakened immune systems. The World Health Organization is now calling the outbreak... more »

Riveridge Produce Marketing creates marketing mix for Evercrisp apples

Today’s consumers have more and more choices at the grocer, including the produce department. With the volume increasing for the Evercrisp variety, Riveridge set out to create awareness around the “newer” variety with a mix... more »

Coronovirus impacts Ag Innovations Conference in Santa Maria, California

The Fourth Ag Innovations Conference: Comprehensive Crop Care, that had been scheduled for March 18 in Santa Maria, California, has been postponed, according to an announcement March 12 by organizer Surendra Dara of the University of... more »

Thrive Innovation Summit postponed in Santa Clara, California

Organizers of the Thrive Innovation Summit, scheduled to held March 25 at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California, a gathering for top industry experts and innovative entrepreneurs focused on agtech and foodtech innovation., have made the... more »

Farm stress research study: Helping Michigan farmers through text messages

Farming is tough. From weather to equipment breakdowns, there are many sources of stress for farmers and farm families. Researchers at Michigan State University Extension are conducting a research study to learn more about struggles Michigan farmers experience, in... more »

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