Crop Management

Daniel Hartwig to lead California Fresh Fruit Association

Daniel Hartwig is the new president of the California Fresh Fruit Association (CFFA). Hartwig, who begins role Dec. 4, succeeds Ian LeMay, the new president and CEO of the California Table Grape Commission. LeMay became... more »

Quarterly organic produce sales up slightly

For the second quarter in a row, organic fresh produce grew slightly in year-over-year sales and volume in the third quarter of 2023, according to the Q3 2023 Organic Produce Performance Report issued by Organic Produce Network... more »

Northeast SARE grant proposals due soon

Proposals for Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) farmer grants are due Nov. 14 for the Northeast region. Northeast SARE covers Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,... more »

USDA seeks urban agriculture ideas

The Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production Advisory Committee (UAIPAC) is one of several ways that USDA extends support and builds frameworks to support urban agriculture, including issues of equity, climate resilience and nutrition access. The... more »

Bioengineering company, biocontrol maker partner

Renaissance BioScience, a leader in bioengineering microbes for the global agriculture and food industries,  has signed a joint development agreement (JDA) with Certis Belchim, a global leader in developing biocontrol agents that combat agricultural pests.... more »

USDA programs support local produce

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service has awarded more than $32 million for 98 grant projects to expand and strengthen local and regional food systems and increase the availability of locally grown agricultural products. The funding... more »

Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference registration opens

Registration is open for the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. The event, scheduled for Jan. 11-14 in Savannah, Georgia, is marketed as the largest educational conference and trade show in the southeastern U.S. that... more »

USDA offers more than $3 billion for 2022 specialty crop damage

The USDA will provide more than $3 billion to commodity and specialty crop producers affected by natural disaster events in 2022. Eligible impacted producers can apply for financial assistance through the Emergency Relief Program (ERP)... more »

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