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Apple growing economics, weed resistance and more at WSU

Each month, Washington State University faculty and Extension experts publish guides informing growers, citizens, and communities about the latest research and best practices. The latest free downloadable Extension guides inform tree fruit and grain... more


EverCrisp apples begin to make their mark in Michigan

Michigan apple lovers have a new variety to get excited about with the EverCrisp, a cross between Honeycrisp and Fuji. This late-season apple stores well and is long-lasting, boasting even better quality coming out of storage. The variety shares t... more


Agriculture groups respond to inauguration of President Joe Biden

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall commented Jan. 20 on the inauguration of President Joe Biden, who was sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States. “The American Farm Bureau Federation congratulates President Joe Biden as he b... more


Texas strawberry research receives Specialty Crops Grant

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has received a second Texas Department of Agriculture Specialty Crops Block Grant for the “Increasing Texas Strawberry Profitability” project. The project is a statewide collaboration lead by Agr... more


Pear Bureau Northwest awards trip to PMA 2021 to display contest winners

Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) has announced the winners of its World Pear Day and National Pear Month display contest with the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA). The contest invited all commissaries from across the U.S. to build eye-catching display... more


Colorado ag department seeks listings for 2021 Farm Fresh Directory

Colorado agricultural producers are encouraged to be part of the 2021 Farm Fresh Directory, published annually by the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The directory, which will be released in June, promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside... more


Penn State’s Grozinger awarded 2021 NAS Prize in Food & Agriculture Sciences

Pollinators, such as honeybees, sustain ecosystems by transferring pollen to flowers, which supports seed, fruit and vegetable production. Pollinator populations are declining across the globe due to multiple interacting factors, including land use a... more



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