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Vive Crop Protection welcomes Blaine Bishop as Midwest regional sales manager

Blaine Bishop recently joined Vive Crop Protection to support Vive Crop Protection's unique Precision Chemistry products in the Midwest Region. Bishop was most recently a Product Manager at MFA Inc. Prior to MFA, he was... more »

RipeLocker raises $5M to pursue postharvest life of perishables

RipeLocker, a Seattle, Washington-based company specializing in extending the postharvest life of perishables, announced April 21 it has raised $5 million in series B capital from angel investors. The investment round is all from previous... more »

Drought relief working group to address urgency of Western water crisis

The Biden-Harris administration announced April 21 the formation of an Interagency Working Group to address worsening drought conditions in the West and support farmers, Tribes and communities impacted by ongoing water shortages. The Working Group... more »

Ruling favors Washington farm groups in suit over unreasonable COVID rules

Yakima County Superior Court Judge Blaine Gibson ruled in favor of agriculture groups, prohibiting the state of Washington from enforcing unreasonable emergency COVID-19 regulations farm leaders say don’t incorporate best science, the arrival of vaccines... more »

Farm at your fingertips, virtual Farm Tour with UF/IFAS Extension

Foodies and agricultural enthusiasts can “visit” six farms across the county for the annual University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Seminole County Farm Tour, which moved to a virtual format for... more »

Message in a bottle: Researchers evaluating Arkansas’ winegrapes

In a quiet lab at the Milo J. Shult Agricultural Research and Extension Center, surrounded by wine glasses, Renee Threlfall and John Clark spent time listening – listening for the aromatic and flavor notes Indulgence,... more »

Drought spreads water shortages throughout California

The 2020-21 California drought has led to significant water cutbacks, compelling farmers to fallow ground and public officials to respond with legislation intended to address the state's chronic water shortages. Farmers in more parts of... more »

Northwest Pear industry doubles down on its commitment to flavor

The pear industry in the Pacific Northwest has added a regulation for Anjou pears in a move to increase consumer satisfaction when they purchase pears in the early season. “The pear industry understands that flavor... more »

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