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Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards recipients set

The California Green Medal recipients have been announced for the fifth annual Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards. The California Green Medal recognizes the leadership of wineries and vineyards committed to sustainability and is presented by the California Sustainable... more »

TV show debuting Thursday to feature Alaskan fruit grower

An Alaskan fruit farm will be featured on an eight-part new television series that debuts 10 p.m. Thursday, April 4 on the History channel. The series, called The American Farm, promises “an authentic look at... more »

Western Growers president testifies on ag labor shortages

On April 3, Western Growers President & CEO Tom Nassif detailed the critical labor shortages facing American agriculture and laid out the case for agricultural immigration reform before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and... more »

California Giant Berry Farms to host chef invitational

California Giant Berry Farms will soon select chef finalists to compete in its annual Chef Invitational held at Tehama Golf Club in Monterey. Recipe submissions to compete in the 2nd annual California Giant Berry Farms... more »

University of California provides advice for nitrogen management

California growers can download a new series of publications summarizing efficient nitrogen management practices from University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR). The publications are designed to assist growers in complying with state regulations... more »

Marrone Bio appoints Guess as Southwest territory sales manager

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (MBI) (NASDAQ: MBII), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, today announced that Brian Guess has joined as Southwest U.S. Territory Sales Manager. Guess brings a wealth of... more »

Organizations urge Congress to address Western water infrastructure

Over 100 organizations representing water and agricultural interests in the Western U.S. urged Congress today to use any infrastructure package under consideration to help address severe hydrological conditions in the West.  “As a nation we... more »

Colorado group elects Sakata, Soukup and Hirakata to board

Some 300 growers, allied industry companies and other produce enthusiasts heard from speakers, attended educational workshops, visited with 48 exhibitors and networked with fellow growers and potential buyers Feb. 25-26 at the Colorado Fruit &... more »


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