Extension

UCDavis hosts Grape Day at the Oakville Station

The Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis will host a Grape Day at the Oakville Station from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2024. The event will include a variety... more »

Ohio Agritourism Conference and OPGMA Summer Tour join forces

The Ohio Agritourism Conference and OPGMA Summer Tour are combining efforts to provide valuable learning experiences and minimizing the time participants spend away from the farm. This event is designed to provide insights into customer... more »

MSU funds climate projects

Tree fruit benefits from four Michigan research and outreach projects funded through the new Agricultural Climate Resiliency Program. The program is a partnership involving Michigan State University, the Michigan Plant Coalition and the Michigan Department... more »

Michigan fruit update released

Michigan State University (MSU) has released a seasonal fruit production update. An April 16 email outlined updates on fruit crops in a variety of regions, including Southeast, West central, Grand Rapids and Southwest Michigan.  ... more »

MSU offers spray drone education day

Michigan State University is hosting a workshop for spray drone owners. The new event, the Spray Drone Spring Fly-in, is an all-day workshop April 10 (in case of rain, it will be April 17) at... more »

UCANR nematode workshop scheduled   

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) is offering a workshop focused on nematodes. The workshop is scheduled for March 26 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. The event is designed to provide... more »

UGA Extension agent new Vidalia director

Shane Curry, a University of Georgia Extension county agent, has become executive director of the Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC). Curry was Appling County Extension agriculture agent in Baxley, Georgia,... more »

MSU plans blueberry sessions, field demos

The 2024 Blueberry Kick Off meeting/ Field Demonstration event is scheduled for March 6 in Fennville, Michigan. The event is designed to deliver information on research and extension projects conducted in 2023 in support of... more »

Free open house gives back to farmers

Cherry Republic will be hosting a free “Love Thy Farmer” open house for farmers at their Glen Arbor, Michigan, location in collaboration with Michigan State University Extension. The open house will be from 4:30-7:30 p.m.... more »

University of Florida names interim IFAS dean

John Davis will take over as interim dean for University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Research and as the director of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station. “John is the person UF/IFAS... more »

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