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Produce marketing veteran joins Starr Ranch Growers

Krista Beckstead, a produce industry marketing veteran, joined Wenatchee, Washington-based Starr Ranch Growers as a marketing and brand specialist. In the new role for the company, Beckstead will work on brand strategy, product development and... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest amplifies World Pear Day with new media content

With the fourth annual World Pear Day taking place across the globe on December 8th, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) has developed a handful of new assets to amplify the event across the digital landscape with consumers.... more »

C&O Nursery receives 2019 Best of Wenatchee Award

C&O Nursery has been selected for the 2019 Best of Wenatchee Award in the Nurseries category by the Wenatchee Award Program. Each year, the Wenatchee Award Program identifies companies that organizers believe have achieved exceptional... more »

Michigan cherry growers rally against Turkish cherry exporters

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, testified Dec. 3 at a U.S. International Trade Commission hearing in Washington, D.C., in support of Michigan cherry growers’ efforts to ensure a level playing field and hold Turkish tart... more »

MSU entomologist Isaacs among those on Highly Cited Researchers List

Six Michigan State University (MSU) AgBioResearch scientists have been recognized in the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers List, an annual compilation of the global leaders in scientific influence by Clarivate Analytics. The highlighted researchers represent the renowned programs in... more »

Marrone Bio Innovations plans for CEO succession

Davis, California-based Marrone Bio Innovations, a producer of sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, announced Dec. 2 that company founder Pamela Marrone will retire from her position as chief executive officer. ... more »

Long-term study will offer more data on cover crop benefits

The popularity of cover crops has reemerged in recent years with farmers looking to a variety of grasses, brassicas and legumes to improve soil health. Cover crops can also improve water holding capacity, reduce erosion... more »

Growers can save money with taller, higher soil bed design

From Florida to Virginia, farmers are enjoying the fruits of Sanjay Shukla’s labor. His compact-bed geometry system allows growers to plant crops in tall soil beds, and the result is thousands of dollars in annual... more »


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