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Blueberry convention hotel reservations deadline nearing

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is reminding blueberry industry professionals that the hotel registration deadline for their upcoming convention is approaching. The Blueberry Convention 2023 is scheduled for Feb. 21-24 in San Diego, California.... more »

USDA names research projects receiving climate funding

Research funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is designed to advance climate-related efforts by growers and others. The USDA is providing an additional $325 million for 71 projects in the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities... more »

USDA specialty crop, organic insurance to expand

Through upgrades and expansions of current U.S. Department of Agriculture crop insurance policies, including policies for specialty crop and organic crops, there have never been better or more reasonable opportunities for growers to manage their... more »

USDA appoints fruit, vegetable industry advisory committee members

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed 25 industry representatives to serve on the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee. The reappointed and newly appointed members will serve two-year terms beginning immediately and ending in... more »

Mid-Atlantic convention features Growing Farmers leader

The keynote speaker for the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be a grower entrepreneur who has taught other farmers how to be successful. The show has also released information on its grower-oriented educational... more »

Grimmway’s Jeff Huckaby chosen as organic grower of the year

The Organic Grower Summit, presented by Western Growers and OPN, will honor long-time organic grower Jeff Huckaby as the recipient of the fifth annual Grower of the Year award. Huckaby, president and CEO of Grimmway Farms, was selected based... more »

Organic Produce Association elects Cristantes as first chair

The Organic Produce Association (OPA) has elected Theojary "Theo" Crisantes Jr., chief operations officer for Wholesum, as chairman. Crisantes has been serving in an acting... more »

Pear Bureau: NW fresh crop in line with 5-year average

Pear Bureau Northwest’s (PBNW) first official estimate of the 2022-23 fresh pear crop for Washington and Oregon is 16.2 million standard box (averaging 44 pounds) equivalents, which is on par with the five-year average. Harvest... more »

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