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Prices stable for California orchard real estate

The 2019 Trends in Agricultural Land & Lease Values report is now available in both hard copy and PDF formats. This highly regarded resource tool is widely respected and the only... more »

USDA’s Ibach tours California’s Central Valley

U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Greg Ibach spent Thursday, June 6 in the Fresno area touring fresh produce operations and talking to industry members. International trade pressures, combatting pest... more »

Botrytis on the rise in grapes in San Joaquin Valley, California

Botrytis is a well-known disease in most grape growing regions around the world. Normally botrytis is associated with bunch rot, but under the right conditions it can cause damage in other parts of the plant.... more »

Farm operations in 39 Colorado counties can seek drought funds

As more than half of all Colorado counties continue to experience repercussions of a crippling drought spanning nearly two years, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue designated 28 Colorado counties as primary natural disaster areas... more »

T&G Global brings US grown blueberries to Vietnam for the first time

The first pallet of Californian blueberries (192 trays), grown under T&G’s Orchard Road brand, is on its way from Los Angeles International Airport to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam city this week. The company expects multiple... more »

Summit Agro USA’s Timorex Gold registered in California

Summit Agro USA has received registration in California for Timorex Gold, a natural botanical broad-spectrum fungicide. Timorex Gold is the world’s leading biofungicide and used in nearly 40 countries worldwide. It provides strong control of... more »

California invasive species threats outlined

When insects, weeds, animals and diseases enter California from elsewhere in the nation or world, they can cause economic losses to agricultural crops and ecological damage to the state's natural areas. Ultimately, invasive species affect... more »

Blanc Vineyards partners with NBA on ‘new kind of table grape’

A family of grape growers based in Delano, California, has partnered with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to introduce consumers to a new variety of the healthy snack food. The Campbell and Middleton families, owners... more »


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