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UGA’s David Riley earns Recognition Award in Entomology

David Riley’s work on the effects of cowpea curculio and other insects on vegetables have earned him the 2016 Recognition Award in Entomology from the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America (SEB-ESA). [caption id="attachment... more


Fruit Logistica 2016 welcomes record number of visitors

[caption id="attachment_7569" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Fruit Logistica 2016 welcomed more than 70,000 visitors. Photo: Fruit Logistica.[/caption] More than 70,000 trade visitors from over 130 countries experienced Fruit Logistica 2016 in B... more


World Ag Expo prepares for 49th annual show

World Ag Expo will kick off its 49th annual show on Tuesday, Feb. 9 in Tulare, California. Gates open at the International Agri-Center at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, and the playing of the National Anthem is expected shortly after. The show runs until Feb. 11... more


2016 SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference reaches record attendance

The 2016 SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference and Tradeshow announced it welcomed more than 3,500 members of the fruit and vegetable industry in Savannah, Georgia during the conference held Jan. 7-10. The trade show saw a 10 percent increase ... more


MSU Farmer Field School to host financial fitness workshop

The Michigan State University (MSU) Farmer Field School will host a two-day workshop on Farm Financial Fitness: Business Planning and Managing for Profit on Feb. 20 and March 12. The workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the MSU Student Org... more


Study: Manmade causes seen for bee disease

The spread of a disease that is decimating global bee populations is manmade, and driven by European honeybee populations, new research has concluded. A study led by the University of Exeter and UC Berkeley and published in the journal Science f... more


Pardue named dean of UGA’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Samuel Pardue, a noted poultry science researcher and administrator at North Carolina State University, has been named dean and director of the University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. [caption id="attachment_755... more


Michigan Vegetable Council recognizes award winners

The Michigan Vegetable Council handed out a Master Farmer Award and a Master Farmer Associate Award Dec. 9 at the 15th annual Great Lakes EXPO Banquet held as part of the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids, Mi... more


Ohio AgriBusiness Association creates scholarship fund

The Ohio AgriBusiness Association (OABA) announced the launch of a scholarship fund through a $50,000 gift from its Educational Trust. The new Ohio AgriBusiness Association Endowed Scholarship Fund, established through the Ohio State University (O... more


California extends water conservation mandates

The California State Water Resources Control Board announced the extension of water conservation mandates through the end of October. Urban Californians will have to reduce their water usage by about 23.4 percent, the Sacramento Bee reports. He... more



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