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Wettable powder insecticide now available in California

BioSafe Systems recently announced BioCeres WP is now available in California. This product is an insect-pathogenic bio-pesticide using the Beauveria bassiana fungus, according to a press release from the company. An OMRI-listed, ANT-03 strain, BioCeres... more »

California’s 2019 grape crush down 9%

California crushed about 9% fewer winegrapes than the previous years, according to a preliminary report released by the California field office of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Association on Feb. 10. The 2019 crush totaled... more »

Registration available for Southwest Ag Summit in Yuma, Arizona

The 2020 Southwest Ag Summit, slated for Feb. 25-27, includes a lineup of programs including educational sessions, golf tournament, Latino Farmer Symposium, field demonstration events, exhibitor show, evening reception and concludes with the sold-out Harvest Dinner... more »

CiderCon wraps up its 10th year with successful California event

The 10th annual CiderCon took place in Oakland, California from Jan. 28-31. The program can be downloaded here. 35 states were represented, with California, New York, Michigan, Washington, Oregon, Massachusetts and Virginia bringing the most attendees.... more »

Colorado Farm Fresh Directory requires operators to submit information

The Colorado Department of Agriculture will publish the 36th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory in June, which promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers, agritourism activities, wineries and farms and... more »

Nutrien pledges $10M investment in CSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences

Colorado State University and Nutrien, the world’s largest provider of crop nutrients, inputs and services, have entered into a strategic partnership with a primary goal: feeding the world in the most sustainable, inclusive and innovative... more »

Conference and trade show on Comprehensive Crop Care set in California

The University of California Cooperative Extension’s Entomology and Biologicals advisor, Surendra Dara, is hosting the fourth 2020 Ag Innovations Conference: Comprehensive Crop Care, Wednesday March 18, 2020 from 8 a.m.to 5:30 p.m. Agenda and directions... more »

California pear meetings focus on current research

Agendas have been released for two upcoming meetings sponsored by UC Cooperative Extension, California Pear Advisory Board (CPAB), and Pear Pest Management Research Fund (PPMRF): 2020 SACRAMENTO RIVER DISTRICT PEAR RESEARCH MEETING Tuesday, February 4, 2020... more »

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