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IFTA conference features tech, labor, climate sessions

The 67th Annual International Fruit Tree Association Conference and Tours features a full slate of education sessions, networking opportunities and tours of Washington orchards. The event is Feb. 11-14 at the Yakima Convention Center in... more »

USDA funds more than $1 million in organic promotion abroad

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has received more than $1 million from the USDA Market Access Program (MAP) to promote U.S. organic products around the world in 2024. The $1.05 million consists of $760,633 in... more »

Georgia Ag Forecast registration open

Registration for the 2024 Georgia Ag Forecast, presented by the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) and UGA Cooperative Extension, is now open.   The Georgia Ag Forecast is scheduled for Jan. 26 at... more »

IFPA campaign supports WIC funds in SNAP

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) launched its largest-ever ad campaign in support of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The launch coincided with the WIC National Day of Action,... more »

Autonomous Burro robot features more power

Burro has launched its most powerful labor-saving autonomous robot, the Burro Grande. Burro Grande is designed to exceed the limits of what a farmworker can do, as a pallet-scale vehicle that can handle a 1,500-pound... more »

WSU offers North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days

Washington State University (WSU) has released information on its North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days, which will be Jan. 16-18 in Wenatchee and on Feb. 7 in Omak. The WSU Tree Fruit Extension programs in... more »

IFPA cites 10 key 2023 impacts

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is focusing on consumer health, the planet and Farm Bill policies among the 10 key issues outlined in its Annual Impact Report. “We do so much more together as... more »

California seeks to define ‘regenerative’

With companies increasingly using the term “regenerative” to sell their products, there’s also growing pressure to nail down what this latest farming buzzword means. The unregulated term has crept into legislation, language authorizing government funding... more »

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