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New tech promises California farmers to harvest more spinach

A new tool to more efficiently harvest Monterey County’s $143 million spinach crop might bring relief for farmers struggling to find enough fieldworkers to pick it. According to a story in the Salinas Californian, The... more »

Late blight detected in central Wisconsin, southern Washington

Late blight has been confirmed in a potato field in central Wisconsin. Testing done by University of Wisconsin-Madison showed late blight from a field sample from Wood County, associate professor and Extension specialist Amanda Gevens... more »

Organic vegetable grower named Florida farmer of 2019

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named organic herb and vegetable grower Charles “Chuck” Obern, owner of C&B Farms, its 2019 North... more »

North Carolina pumpkin grower honored

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named pumpkin and Christmas tree grower Johnny Wishon its 2019 North Carolina farmer of the year.... more »

South Carolina farmer of the year grows vegetables

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named fruit and vegetable grower Sidi Limehouse its 2019 South Carolina farmer of the year. Limehouse studied Agricultural Engineering... more »

Charlotte’s Web plans hemp initiative with Rodale Institute, Natural Care

Charlotte's Web Holdings (TSX:CWEB, OTCQX:CWBHF), a producer of  hemp CBD extract products, has entered into a research initiative with Rodale Institute and Natural Care to pioneer regenerative organic hemp farming. The research will be conducted at Pocono Organics, a... more »

Clark County, Wisconsin, seeks site for 2022 Farm Technology Days

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days has announced that Clark County has been selected to host Farm Technology Days (FTD) in 2022. Over the next three years there will be many opportunities to get involved to tell... more »

7 questions with FFVA’s Mike Joyner

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) named Mike Joyner as the organization’s new president in October 2018. He succeeded long-time FFVA president Mike Stuart. Joyner’s experience in agricultural and environmental issues runs deep. Most... more »


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