Application deadline extended for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

USDA announced it has extended the deadline to apply for the latest round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. The original deadline was Feb. 26. But according to Agriculture Secr... more »

APHIS: No evidence of intentional harm to US ag with seed shipments

Following a months-long investigation into thousands of reports from citizens who received unsolicited seed packages in the mail last year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Heal... more »

Michigan State University’s 2021 Oceana Asparagus Day to be virtual

Michigan State University Extension will be holding the 2021 Oceana Asparagus Day virtually on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Participants will learn about updated pest control, managing root rot, nitro... more »

Texas growers suffer heavy vegetable crop losses

After a week of freezing temperatures, vegetable and citrus farmers across the state are assessing the damage, with widespread losses expected. “It’s down, it’s beat, it’s withered, and it... more »

Delaware Agriculture Week is a success in new virtual format

The planning committee for the annual Delaware Agriculture Week knew the safeguards to avoid spreading the coronavirus (COVID-19) would make the 15-year tradition look quite different for 2021. The... more »

Adverse Effect Wage Rates locked in for 2021

With the release of USDA’s Farm Labor Survey on Feb.11, farmers that utilize the H-2A program finally know the minimum wage they must pay their H-2A workers in 2021. Usually, this wage rate, know... more »

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