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OSU’s NWREC to be led by Dara who’s leaving University of California

Surendra K. Dara, University of California Cooperative Extension Advisor-Entomology & Biologicals, announced in a Jan. 7 email that he is leaving his position Jan. 17 to join Oregon State University (OSU) as the director of North... more »

Live, virtual set for CFVGA annual conference Feb. 28-March 1

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) will hold its eighth annual conference Feb. 28-March 1, both in-person at the Denver Renaissance Central Park Hotel and online. “While we are glad to be meeting... more »

‘Great start to the water year’ reported in California

After two consecutive years of drought, the state Department of Water Resources conducted the season's first manual survey of the snowpack Dec. 30 and found a promising result – deep snow totaling 160% of average... more »

World Ag Expo returns Feb. 8-10 in California

paces are marked, pavilions are built, and World Ag Expo is ready to be “Back in AgTion” Feb. 8-10 in Tulare, California. Tickets are on sale now at https://bit.ly/WAE22Tickets. Show officials note confidence in the event... more »

California ag secretary: Emphasis of technology-heavy careers is key

In the most recent episode of Voices of the Valley, the podcast hosted by Dennis Donohue, the director of Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, and Candace Wilson, CEO of GreenVenus, California Department of Food & Agriculture... more »

2022 San Joaquin Valley Grape Symposium moves to virtual format

Due to COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, the 2022 San Joaquin Valley (California) Grape Symposium has moved to a virtual format, and will now be held via Zoom. The Zoom meeting will occur at the... more »

PrimusGFS now offered by California organic certifier, CCOF

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) supports the growth of organic by providing service-oriented organic certification, diverse educational offerings, and dedicated policy work. Founded in California more than 40 years ago, today CCOF's roots span the... more »

Sun World expands footprint in North America

Sun World International LLC (Sun World) announced Dec. 29 it has added a stone fruit marketer and two importers to its panel of North American licensees. These include stone fruit marketer, Trinity Fruit, and licensed... more »

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