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MSU Fruit Spring Meetings move to online format

Due to Michigan State University’s recent recommendations to minimize human contact because of novel coronavirus, the virus that causes the infectious disease COVID-19, the Michigan State University (MSU) Extension fruit team will be moving its spring educational... more »

Monterey’s COVID shelter-in-place order exempts agriculture

Monterey County, one of the most productive specialty crop areas in the U.S., is exempting agricultural operations and related food businesses are being exempted from a shelter-in-place order. COVID-19,... more »

Winegrapes, water and land values headline California’s Outlook 2020

California's Premiere Agribusiness Conference is set for Thursday, March 26 at the Marriott Hotel/Convention Center in Visalia. Key sessions at the full-day event will be updates on citrus, winegrapes, tree nuts, water and land values.  The conference is presented... more »

Marrone Bio signs with Anasac Chile for Grandevo, Venerate bioinsecticides in Chile

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc.  (NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), a provider of effective and environmentally responsible pest management and plant health products, announced today the signing of a commercial agreement with Anasac Chile S.A. to develop and... more »

Atticus releases insect growth regulators for specialty crops

Atticus, LLC, a branded-generic crop protection manufacturer, announces a suite of insect growth regulator products for Southeastern and Western specialty-crop growers. These products, for use on citrus, vegetables, cotton, tree nuts, stone fruit, and more,... more »

California Farm Bureau backs Trump’s move on water projects

The (Feb. 19) signing of a record of decision coordinating federal and state water projects offers a hopeful sign, according to California Farm Bureau Federation President Jamie Johansson. Johansson, who attended the ceremony (https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-signs-memorandum-diverting-more-water-to-california-farmers) in... more »

USDA issues third Tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program payments

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Feb. 3 the third and final tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign... more »

Nominees for the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2020 set

Ten of the most innovative products, services and technical solutions to be launched in the past year are ready to compete for the fresh produce industry’s most coveted prize, the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award (FLIA).... more »

Phase One China trade agreement signed, supported by ag groups

The Phase One trade agreement between China and the U.S. was realized Jan. 15 during a formal White House signing ceremony with President Donald Trump and China's lead trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He. Upwards... more »

Western Growers, Concentric Power co-host energy forum for California growers

The Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT) and Concentric Power Inc., an energy technology company deploying power solutions for some of the country’s largest grower-shippers, will co-host the first-ever Salinas Valley Energy Forum... 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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