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Cal/OSHA Emergency Standards action cited by ag, business group

In response to the decision Feb. 26 of the Superior Court to deny motions for preliminary injunctions restraining the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board from enforcing the Emergency Temporary Standards, a coalition of... more »

California fruit breeders help keep shelves stocked year-round

U.S. shoppers expect them and so grocery stores do, too – but how do you deliver a summer fruit like grapes all 52 weeks of the year? According to Bakersfield.com, It's not as easy as... more »

Colorado food and ag workers eligible for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

On Feb. 26, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, Brigadier General Scott Sherman and Scott Bookman, Incident Commander with the Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment provided a much anticipated announcement that the state will enter... more »

Diverse experiences to be featured at Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit

The Eighth Annual Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit on March 18-19 recognizes the increasingly international scope of the produce industry, with a number of presenters from Latin America and a diversity of experience and expertise... more »

California defends farmworker protections at the US Supreme Court

In a brief filed Feb. 5 in the U.S. Supreme Court, the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board defended the state’s 45-year-old access regulation, a  tool that empowers farmworkers to learn about their organizing rights. According... more »

CDFA secretary, staff to participate in California Small Farm Conference

The 33rd  annual California Small Farm Conference will feature California Department of Food & Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross and agency staff during its series of educational webinars, videos and online forums Feb. 22-28. According to... more »

Driscoll’s technology solution measures berry sweetness

Watsonville, California-based Driscoll's, a consumer brand in fresh berries,  announced Feb. 17 a partnership with the Israel-based, technology solutions company Consumer Physics to leverage its SCiO technology to innovate Driscoll's quality measurement process. The Near... more »

Food safety guide outlines laws, best practices for California urban farmers

Californians growing food in cities now have help understanding the food safety laws that apply to them. A free publication containing California-specific information on rules and regulations for urban farmers was recently published by the... more »

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FGN February 2021

Florida breeding seeks regionally-adapted peach rootstocks

Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

Growers’ group builds own research facility

Low-tech strategies for fighting frost shouldn’t be ignored

Southeast growers turning to soil moisture sensors

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Biden appointees face task of working with ag sector

Notes from the Farm column: Assess equipment to make farm operate better

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