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Georgia growers join coalition suing DOL over H-2A

Georgia growers have joined a lawsuit against the Department of Labor to persuade the agency to change proposed H-2A rules. The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) added itself to a coalition of produce... more »

Growing tomatoes amidst climate change

A recent study published in Nature, a distinguished British journal, forecasts a more than 5% decrease in tomato yields in approximately 30 years in key regions including Italy and California.  Even in California tomato growers... more »

Greens to be grown at new 140,000-square-foot Texas plant

A new, 140,000-square-foot indoor vertical farm in San Antonio, Texas, being built by Soli Organic will grow more than 10 varieties of greens and herbs. The facility, in the mixed-use Brooks Community at the site... more »

Buck Shuman, Vidalia onion pioneer, remembered

The Vidalia onion industry is remembering and celebrating “the remarkable life and enduring legacy” of Benny DeTroy Shuman Jr.,  an early Vidalia onion grower. Affectionately known to many as "Buck," Shuman died May 31 at... more »

The 2025 California Small Farm Conference will be a bilingual, hybrid event

The 2025 edition of the yearly California Small Farm Conference is scheduled for Feb. 23-27 and will be offered as a hybrid and bilingual event. Participants, small-scale farmers, ranchers and local food advocates, will experience... more »

Public hearings scheduled by California Department of Pesticide Regulation

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) will host three public hearings in July to review the proposed statewide notification system for restricted material pesticide applications. The hearings are designed to give the public advance... more »

GFVGA begins industry partnership organization

Seeking to bolster industry support, the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) has launched the Partnership for Growth Program. The Partnership for Growth Program provides GFVGA industry champions the opportunity to support the work... more »

Registration opens for Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day

Registration has opened for the annual Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day. The event, scheduled for Aug. 8, is a large research and education gathering for the California strawberry industry, according to a news release from... more »

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