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May 10-11 set for Tune in to ‘Ag Tech Expo – the Future of Farming’

Experts from the University of Florida and agribusiness will conduct an ag tech update on May 10-11. The public is invited to tune in to a two-day virtual meeting about the future of farming. To bring... more »

Workplace protections, including no bunk beds, extended in Oregon

Oregon OSHA has adopted a rule to maintain risk-reducing safety measures for workers across the state against the coronavirus. Although the rule includes several changes based on the public comments received since the rule was... more »

Six California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act projects funded

The California Department of Water Resources is awarding funding support for six projects to address the impact of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. A total of $26 million in grant funding is being made available... more »

$650,000 to help breed green chile peppers for mechanical harvesting

Allen Van Deynze, professor in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis, has received an investment of $650,000 from the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture for a project that... more »

New Jersey Department of Agriculture kicks off Jersey Fresh season

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and other state and local officials kicked off the Jersey Fresh season May 4 by visiting Katona Farms in Burlington County, which grows asparagus as well as... more »

Nearly $8M awarded for Western Lake Erie Basin project with multiple states

Recently, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service announced that a multi-state conservation program – led by Indiana and including the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development as a key partner – received $7,780,799 to... more »

Ag unlocked unknown worlds for sweet potato specialist Tara Smith

Tara Smith describes her career in agriculture as serendipitous. Director of the Central Region, Smith has been an integral part of the LSU AgCenter since she was hired as the state sweet potato specialist in... more »

Florida’s Right to Farm Act signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed SB 88, Farming Operations, on April 29 preserving Florida’s agricultural heritage and modernizing Florida’s Right to Farm Act which regulates agriculture throughout the state of Florida. The governor was joined... more »

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