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Climate impacts on California’s ag industry finds Moleaer, IDC in partnership

Molear, a nanobubble technology company, announced April 13 a new distribution agreement with Irrigation Design and Construction to expand access to its irrigation technology. Through this partnership with Irrigation Design and Construction (IDC),  California farmers... more »

Input sought for California Underserved, Small Producer Grant Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Farm Equity Office is seeking public comments on a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for the California Underserved and Small Producer Grant Program. The 15-day public comment period... more »

Worsening drought conditions in West draw response from Washington officials

In response to worsening drought conditions in the West, including in areas like the Klamath River Basin, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack released the following statement on April... more »

Effects of drought, botryosphaeria fungi on permanent crops webinar topic

On April 21 (3-4 p.m.), Ben Faber, University of Cooperative Extension farm advisor in Ventura County will talk about Effects of Drought and Botryosphaeria Fungi on Permanent Crops. Effects of drought are often confused with... more »

TerraFresh Organics adds organic Amber Crest peaches

Mill Valley, California-based Terra Fresh Organics, an organic fruit company known for supplying organic citrus, mangos, stone fruit and grapes to North America, announces the addition of Organic Amber Crest Peaches to its Earth Greens... more »

Registration open for ‘Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management’

Due to campus directives, the University of California Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center's 2021 Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management class will be held remotely from April 19-23. A... more »

Climate change affect on Southern California is webinar series topic

Members of the public are invited to attend a free webinar series discussing the effects of climate change on Southern California. Unversity of California Thelma Hansen Fund will host  the climate webinar series, April 27-29... more »

US fresh strawberry production, market trends identified

Average per capita availability of fresh strawberries for 2017-19 was estimated at 6.8 pounds, more than double the average during 2000-02. To keep up with demand, both domestic and foreign supplies increased over time. Since... more »

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