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Webinar focuses on protecting California orchards from invasive species

The University of California has scheduled another event in a series of webinars – UC Experts Talk. Mark Hoddle, Extension specialist in biological control at the University of California, Riverside, will discuss the problems caused by... more »

Top-10 New Products Competition application period open

World Ag Expo established the Top-10 New Products Competition to encourage and celebrate innovation in agriculture. Since the first year, exhibitors have submitted their best new products for judging and have helped move ag forward... more »

Efforts under way to improve the world’s ‘best’ peach

Colorado-grown Palisade peaches are ranked first in the country when it comes to value of the product per-pound, making them the most expensive peaches in the world. Challenges in evolving the peach crop Colorado State... more »

Connecting educators and students to food and fiber in Colorado

As the new school year begins, the Colorado Foundation for Agriculture continues its mission of connecting educators and students to their food, fiber, fuel, and natural resources through the Colorado Agriculture in the Classroom program.... more »

Breeder David Cain awarded Wilder Medal by American Pomological Society

David Cain, founder and chief plant breeder for International Fruit Genetics, has been awarded the 2020 Wilder Medal, the highest honor presented by the American Pomological Society. This medal recognizes Cain’s contributions throughout his 42-year... more »

Crop value in Ventura County, California, dips 5% in 2019

Ventura County, California, Agricultural Commissioner Edmund E. Williams on July 28 released the 2019 Ventura County Crop and Livestock Report. According to Williams, the report reflects gross values only and does not represent the net return... more »

BASF’s Versys Inscalis insecticide approved for use in California crops 

BASF’s Versys insecticide has received registration for use in California on a variety of crop groups, including brassicas/cole crops, leaf and stem vegetables, pome fruit and stone fruit. Versys insecticide delivers effective control against aphids while... more »

Produce growers talk policy, production with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner

Northern Colorado produce growers had a chance to talk about the impact of Covid-19 on their operations with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardener, R-Colorado, on Aug. 8. The visit was hosted by Colorado Fruit & Vegetable... more »


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