Specialty crop, commodity growers eligible for $6B in disaster relief

The U. S Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced May 16 that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving emergency relief p... more »

Fertilizer, input costs focus of UF/IFAS seminar

Agriculture’s tenuous relationship with global events, increasing input costs and competition posed by other growing regions were brought into focus at this year’s Florida Agricultural Policy Outl... more »

New Oregon OSHA rules protect workers from high heat, wildfire smoke

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division announced on May 11 the adoption of rules to protect workers from the hazards of high heat and wildfire smoke. The heat rule addresses access to shad... more »

Harmful bacteria in ubiquitous weed detected for first time

Scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have recorded the first North American case of a harmful phytoplasma disease known for its threat to fruit, vegetabl... more »

California farmers still losing coverage as insurance issues persist

Terry Rudkin farms avocados in the Ventura County town of Bardsdale, across the Santa Clara River from Fillmore, on a ranch his family has owned since 1912. In December 2017, he watched from his deck ... more »

Michigan’s VanSingel Farms closing, auction scheduled

After 38 successful years of business for the owners at VanSingel Farms Produce of Grant, Michigan, they have decided it is time to retire and with that will be closing their doors. VanSingel Farm... more »

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