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Chelan Fresh’ Rockit apples now available year-round

Rockit miniature apples will now be available year-round, Chelan Fresh announced recently. Due to growing consumer demand for Rockit apples, Chelan Fresh launched a large-scale marketing campaign to showcase Rockit apples’ qualities, according to a... more »

Florida ag department disputes claims ag is driving COVID-19 hike in Florida

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 16 again echoed his recent sentiments from about COVID-19 spread among Florida farmworkers as the state reported the highest increase in new coronavirus cases Tuesday, however, the Florida Department of Agriculture... more »

Bee Vectoring expands into Midwest as blueberry growers come on board

Bee Vectoring Technologies announced three new deals with Michigan blueberry growers to use BVT’s natural precision agriculture system in the current growing season. According to a news release, these deals show continuing momentum of BVT’s... more »

Extension’s mobile farmers’ markets rolling again in metro Atlanta

Mobile farmers' markets are rolling again in metro Atlanta to continue serving fresh produce and delivering nutrition education to communities through curbside pickups and digital content. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents and staff have... more »

MSU gets $500,000 USDA-NIFA grant to support food processing program

Michigan State University (MSU) has been awarded $500,000 over the next five years to support the food processing certificate program offered through the Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT) in East Lansing and at community college partners. The... more »

MSU nixes Viticulture Field Day for week-long online webinars

In place of Viticulture Field Day, Michigan State University will have Viticulture Field Week online. This will be a week of webinars from 12-1 p.m. during July 27-31, 2020. More information to come. more »

Western Growers adds De Ann Davis as senior vice president, science

Western Growers has added De Ann Davis as senior vice president, science. Davis brings extensive expertise to the leadership team with more than 25 years of experience in the development and execution of technical global... more »

USA Pears promotes plant-based meat recipes amid shortages

Pear Bureau Northwest consistently develops fresh and innovative promotional strategies for USA Pears in a rapidly changing retail and consumer landscape. In direct response to meat shortages and higher prices throughout North America, the organization... more »


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