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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 »

Damage assessments pending as Michigan endures sub-freezing conditions

Despite another day of low-20 temperatures, fruit leaders say overall crop damage won’t be known for a couple of weeks. An April 22 Michigan Farm Bureau report indicated Michigan fruit growth development is ahead by... more »

Sal Giumarra, California grape industry icon, dies at 95

Sal Giumarra, who for 50 years led the Giumarra family grape-growing operation, died at age 95 in Bakersfield, California on March 25. During his tenure as president of Giumarra Vineyards, Sal oversaw the company's expansion... more »

Earth Day brings to mind the need to preserve soil health

For those of us fortunate to be working in the agriculture industry, our everyday is Earth Day. We have a connection to the earth unlike any other. Almost all... more »

United Fresh sets ‘Reimagine Connections’ with regional gatherings, online content

With California’s continued limitation on conventions and expos, United Fresh is launching Reimagine Connections, a new program bringing members together in-person at smaller regional events, and online for education, networking and innovation events. Reimagine Connections... more »

Pace introduces postharvest biorational fungicide for cherries in Washington state

Pace International, a leading provider of sustainable postharvest solutions and technologies for the fresh produce industry, announced April 22 the introduction of BioSpectra 100SC for decay control in cherries. BioSpectra is the first naturally derived... more »

California Gov. Newsom takes action to respond to drought conditions

With much of the West experiencing drought conditions and California squarely in a second consecutive dry year, Gov. Gavin Newsom on April 21 directed state agencies to take immediate action to bolster drought resilience and... more »

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Startup claims first vertically grown, commercially sold strawberries

FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Farm labor challenges span decades

Tree fruit group targets Michigan growers’ concerns

How California is protecting its winegrapes

Blueberry growers dedicated to organic practices for more than 40 years

SNAP opportunities for your market expanded

Notes from the Farm column: Taking a seat best way to continue with the job

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Agricultural workforce plays key role in times of crisis

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