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OMEX Agrifluids adds sales reps to handle eastern US, Great Lakes regions

. OMEX Agrifluids, a worldwide producer of liquid crop production inputs, has added two new members to its eastern U.S. sales team. Rock Klenk is the territory manager for... more »

Okanagan Specialty Fruits honored with Role Model Award

For the fifth consecutive year, Summerland, British Columbia-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (OSF) is being honored with the Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Industry Role Model award. The award recognizes initiatives that help promote... more »

Cardboard clamshell packaging tested

As people across the country celebrated Earth Day earlier this week, California Giant worked behind the scenes conducting field tests on prototype cardboard clamshells for fresh strawberries. The cardboard... more »

Arkansas Blueberry School to appeal to novices and experts alike

The upcoming Blueberry School, a three-date educational event organized by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, will cover everything from the first-day-in-the-field fundamentals to the latest in research-based recommendations, said Amanda McWhirt, Extension... more »

Scholarships to study agriculture offered by UC ANR

Three scholarships are being offered by the University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources for college students majoring in agriculture. The scholarships will be awarded for the 2019-20 academic year. The deadline to... more »

California releases grape growers acreage survey

The California Department of Food and Agriculture partners with the Pacific Regional Office of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to conduct an annual acreage survey of California grape growers. A questionnaire was mailed... more »

ReTain trial conducted in Balaton tart cherry and Regina sweet cherry

The plant growth regulator ReTain reduces ethylene production in cherry flowers and delays flower senescence. In this Michigan State University Extension trial, we tried to improve fruit set in the light yielding cherry varieties, Balaton tart cherry and Regina... more »

Rural broadband access key to agriculture continuing to grow in Georgia

Georgia farmers have technological advancements at their fingertips but many are not able to use them to their fullest extent due to the lack of broadband internet access, according to Wes Porter, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension... more »


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