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California Fresh Fruit Association holds annual meeting, honors John Giumarra Jr.

The California Fresh Fruit Association kicked off its new fiscal year with its annual board of directors meeting in Fresno March 16. The meeting featured the election of the association’s chairman and board of directors,... more »

Registration set for the 2021 Ohio Pawpaw Virtual Conference

Interested in learning more about pawpaw production in Ohio? Join Ohio State University (OSU) South Centers and the North American Pawpaw Growers Association for the 2021 Ohio Pawpaw Conference on April 17. Gain invaluable growing... more »

Colorado peach grower Harry Talbott dies at age 86

Harry Talbott, the 86-year-old patriarch of Talbott Farms, died March 14. A two-week-long cascade of health problems managed to bring down a giant in Colorado’s fruit industry, a larger-than-life character whose influence was felt far... more »

2021 On-Farm Research Grants announced by Southern SARE

The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program has announced the funded projects for the 2021 On-Farm Grant Program. Southern SARE has long supported farmers in their efforts to develop new and innovative sustainable agriculture... more »

Ohio pesticide and fertilizer applicator recertification webinars set

Ohio growers with private applicator licenses have had fewer seats and opportunities to re-certify in pesticides or fertilizers because of COVID-19 meeting restrictions. On Thursday, March 25, they can accomplish one or both in live... more »

Produce safety is a ‘top-level threat,’ leading CPS donors state

Two of the fresh produce industry’s leading organizations are each donating $1 million to the Center for Produce Safety to continue that group’s work to fund science, find solutions and fuel change in fresh produce... more »

Registration for use in California set for Harvanta, Verdepryn insecticides

Summit Agro USA has announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulation has recently granted registration approval for two insecticides containing the active ingredient cyclapryn. These ground-breaking insecticides are Harvanta and Verdepryn. These IRAC 28... more »

Food, ag processors can grow businesses, boost resiliency with Colorado funds

The Colorado Department of Agriculture received an allocation of $312,000 through the governor’s office to support Colorado agricultural processors and manufacturers. Applicants will be awarded funds through a competitive process administered by CDA’s Markets Division... more »

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