Michigan State University names Quentin Tyler to lead Extension

After serving for one month as interim director of Michigan State University Extension, Quentin Tyler was named director on June 1. His professional background and forward-thinking vision impressed... more »

USDA will defend its plan to offer debt relief for minority producers

According to news reports, a Wisconsin federal judge ordered a temporary halt to a $4 billion race-based federal relief program for farmers on June 11. A group of white farmers had filed a lawsuit ar... more »

North Carolina’s Indigo Farms Market puts emphasis on local customer base

One family in Calabash, North Carolina, is founded on deep agriculture roots and a true heart for farming. Sallie Bellamy, fifth-generation farmer at Indigo Farms Market, has always loved farming and ... more »

Senate action on ag labor reform urged by nearly 300 ag groups

On June 8, 288 agricultural organizations representing the geographic and commodity diversity of our nation’s farmers urged immediate U.S. Senate action to develop and pass legislation addressin... more »

Southern bacterial wilt causing problem in vegetables

Weeks of wet weather in Louisiana and SE Texas has led to damage from one of the most serious diseases of crops such as tomatoes, eggplant and bell peppers. Louisiana State University AgCenter plan... more »

New guide helps organic growers battle burrowing rodents

Burrowing rodents can cause extensive and expensive damage to orchards and crop fields. To manage the pests without chemicals used on conventional farms, organic growers can consult a new publication ... more »

Current Issue

J&J builds Florida vegetable operation on former citrus site

IPM brings higher watermelon yields

Farmers eye long-term planning, both for farm and themselves

CPS continues to fund research into listeria

Mating disruption products availability, practice grows

Farm Market column: Consumer disruption puts focus on retailers’ actions

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Agricultural workforce plays key role in times of crisis

Notes from the Farm column: Taking a seat best way to continue with the job

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