Borders’ ag inspector staff strengthened under recently-passed bill

New legislation sent to the President would beef-up agriculture inspectors across the country. The Protecting America’s Food & Agriculture Act is on President Donald Trump’s desk after bein... more »

New strawberry cultivars licensed in Mexico by UC Davis breeding program

The University of California has entered into a master licensing agreement with Fresa Fortaleza, LLC (F2), based in Watsonville, California, for the sub-licensing of new strawberry cultivars in Mexico... more »

Entomologist to present history of vegetable pests, points to collaboration

About the time Hugh Smith was a graduate student in entomology and nematology at the University of Florida, his academic department was housed on the top floor of McCarty Hall in Gainesville. Steinmet... more »

MSU updates insect and disease management recommendations

Michigan State University Extension has updated its insect and disease management recommendations for the 2020 greenhouse season. There have been some changes from the previous 2019 recommendations. T... more »

AcMoody Farms named Red Gold Master Grower, Tomato Grower of the Year

Red Gold Inc., of Elwood, Indiana, presented Brian and Vern AcMoody of Union City, Michigan, a plaque naming them the winner of the E.A. Reichart Quality Achievement Award to honor them as the Tomato ... more »

Workers view exposure to wildfire smoke differently than employers

In 2018, California wildfires burned more than 1.8 million acres and caused smoke to drift hundreds of miles. As the frequency and intensity of wildfires increases with climate change, California agri... more »

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