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Bruce Talbott, Talbott’s Mountain Gold, Palisade, elected CFVGA president

Bruce Talbott, co-owner/operator of Talbott’s Mountain Gold, a Palisade orchard producing peaches and winegrapes, has been elected president of the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Board of Directors. The vacancy arose when long-time president, Robert... more »

How are vineyards in California following sustainable practices?

Sustainable wine production uses practices that are environmentally sound, socially equitable and economically viable. Grape growers and vintners, the people who make wine, follow sustainable practices throughout California to grow and make high quality grapes... more »

Using DNA, UF research shows which bats binge on crop pests

“Big bats binge bad bugs.” It’s a catchy, alliterative title, and it’s apropos for the latest research work by University of Florida scientist Holly Ober. All bats in the Southeast eat insects and feed at... more »

Arctic apples now available for purchase on Amazon Fresh in select areas

Summerland, British Columbia-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits, developer and grower behind the Arctic apple,  announce d5 oz. and 10 oz. packages of Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden fresh apple slices will be available on Amazon Fresh... more »

NC Agricultural Sciences Center named for longtime ag commissioner Steve Troxler

North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler was recently honored by the N.C. General Assembly and Gov. Roy Cooper by the passage and signing of HB 137 that named the new Agricultural Sciences Center in Raleigh... more »

Here’s what to monitor in Pennsylvania strawberry fields

The strawberry crop growth stage varies a lot across Pennsylvania right now. Which issues you should watch for may be very different on various farms. However, here are some issues to be aware of, including... more »

Virtual Ag Tech Expo – The Future of Farming scheduled for May 10-11

Ag Tech Expo – The Future of Farming, is a virtual event to be held from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Southwest Florida Research and Education Center on May 10-11.... more »

Demolition progress being made at tornado-damaged LSU AgCenter facility

One year after a nighttime tornado destroyed several buildings at the Louisiana State University AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center near Alexandria, progress is being made to fully restore facilities. AgCenter Central Region director... more »

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