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Gladstone Land acquires vineyard in Napa, California

Gladstone Land Corp. has acquired a 366-acre vineyard in Napa, California, for $32 million. In connection with the acquisition, Gladstone Land entered into a leaseback agreement with the seller for a 10-year, triple-net lease. “This is an exciting acquisition... more »

Organic growth in the spotlight

The organic industry is on an upward path, a movement that was on full display at the 2019 Organic Produce Summit. The fourth annual event, held in July in Monterey, California, attracted more than 1,600... more »

Gladstone Land acquires large coastal farm in Oxnard, California

Gladstone Land Corporation (Nasdaq:  LAND) (“Gladstone Land” or the “Company”) has acquired approximately 413 gross acres of farmland within the Oxnard Plain of California. At closing, the company entered into lease agreements with two different, unrelated third-party tenants... more »

California offers IPM research grants

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is taking grant applications for its Biologically Integrated Farming Systems (BIFS) and Proactive Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Solutions programs. Both programs are administered by the Office of... more »

New training program offers organic basics for beginning growers

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) has introduced the first learning module, Organic Soil Health Management, in its free online training program for beginning farmers, existing organic farmers, and farmers in transition to organic production. The content... more »

UC Study views cabernet rootstock, clone combinations

UC Cooperative Extension, Beckstoffer Vineyards and Duarte Nursery are launching the wine industry’s most ambitious cabernet sauvignon rootstock and clone trial in the Red Hills of Lake County to give the varietal greater resilience to... more »

Severe brown marmorated stink bug damage in California orchard

Last May, a Turlock almond grower noticed nearly all the nuts on a row of trees in his orchard had fallen to the ground. “It looked like we shook this row,” he said. “I was... more »

Alternatives to chlorpyrifos work group formed in California

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation and California Department of Food and Agriculture today announced Aug. 14 the members of a new, cross-sector working group created to identify, evaluate and recommend safer, sustainable pest management... more »


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