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Western Growers’ Food Safety Cohort to develop prevention, diagnostic tech

As part of the inaugural AgTechX Food Safety event hosted by the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT), the Center for Produce Safety and the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture, WG... more »

Goldenberry Farms commits to recycled packaging for 2022

The company has replaced vendors in China with regional South American manufacturers, saving thousands of tons of potential carbon emissions. Carton packaging has been replaced by natural cardboard boxes purchased locally, and selecting vendors with... more »

2022 California winegrape crop forecast as ‘stable’

For Jeff Bitter, 2022 will be a year of recovery for California winegrape growers – but not for the reasons one might think. "It's not so much a recovery from the pandemic as much as... more »

World Ag Expo returns Feb. 8-10

Spaces 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... more »

Disrupted shipping services to US-grown ag commodities addressed

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Jan. 31 plans to increase capacity at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California and improve service for shippers of U.S. grown agricultural commodities. The USDA is partnering with the... more »

Sun World names Jennifer Petersen as executive VP and chief science officer

Bakersfield, California-based Sun World International LLC has appointed Jennifer Petersen as executive vice president and chief science officer, CEO & President David Marguleas announced recently. In this new leadership position, she will oversee all activities,... more »

Sonoma County winegrape growers, Ford plan electric vehicle pilot

The Sonoma County Winegrowers are joining Ford Pro in a pilot project that will bring electric vehicles and connected services to three farms in Sonoma County, California. The heart of the project is to demonstrate... more »

Biological soil analysis BeCrop updated by Biome Makers

Biome Makers Inc. announced Jan. 27 updates to its advanced biological soil analysis: BeCrop. Growers used to have to wait until after the growing season to determine the success of their crops, but now BeCrop... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

Ag Labor Review column: Heat is on to keep protecting workers on the farm

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