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California governor announces new support for workers

Building on previous actions to protect California’s front-line workforce, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced July 24 a host of new safeguards for California workers who face the greatest risk of COVID-19. Gov.... more »

Michigan State University schedules week of Viticulture Virtual Field Days

Michigan State University (MSU) will host a series of virtual field day events on viticulture from July 27-July 31. Each event will run from noon-12:45 p.m EDT and feature videos highlighting research, a talk from... more »

New Mexico ag interests take innovative approaches amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Mexico’s agriculture industry provides many resources that are crucial to the state’s communities and economy. To ensure these resources remain available to the public, the New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) is taking innovative approaches... more »

Zettler to join Cultiva board of directors

Cultiva LLC (, a provider of food-grade biofilms used in agricultural markets, announces the appointment of agri-business start-up leader and consultant, Mark Zettler to the company’s Board of Directors. ... more »

Report: Safer, more-sustainable alternatives to banned pesticide chlorpyrifos

A report issued July 16 identifies alternatives for California growers to the banned pesticide chlorpyrifos and calls for continued work toward safer, more sustainable pest management practices. Following California's historic decision to end use of... more »

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture visits produce outlets

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher made several stops at farm and distribution operations recently to highlight the arrival of Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables. The Landisville Produce Co-Op, Vineland Produce Auction, A.T.... more »

Delivery of personal protection equipment for ag workers set in North Carolina

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) said July 21 it is taking further action to prevent and respond to COVID-19 outbreaks among the agricultural workforce, delivering critical personal protection equipment for... more »

California farmers form ag coalton and campaign against Prop 15 tax measure

California’s leading agricultural organizations, including California Farm Bureau, Western Growers and the Agricultural Council of California, representing farmers and ranchers of all types across the state, announced a new coalition and campaign against Prop 15,... more »

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