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Marvin Pritts, Cornell hort team leader, among honorees for excellence

Ten faculty members have been selected to receive Stephen H. Weiss Awards honoring excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack announced Oct. 18. “The Weiss Awards highlight the centrality of... more »

‘Growing and Selling in the Mexican Organic Market’ education session set

With Mexico’s promotion of organic agriculture leading to a growing domestic market and creating outstanding import opportunities for U.S. growers, a just announced educational session at the 2021 Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers... more »

Jamey Higham named new Idaho Potato Commission president and CEO

Produce industry veteran Jamey Higham will become the next president and CEO of the Idaho Potato Commission, effective in early 2022. Born and raised in Idaho potato country, Higham says he is looking forward to... more »

Colorado Soil Health Advisory Committee positions open for applicants

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for volunteers to serve on its Soil Health Program Advisory Committee to advise the Department and the Commissioner on matters regarding the newly formed Soil Health Program.... more »

Watch for high silverleaf whitefly activity in Southeast

Large populations of silverleaf whiteflies (Bemisia tabaci) have become more common during the fall in the southeastern United States, including Alabama. This increase has resulted in a reduction in the yield of vegetable crops affected... more »

Eight UCCE advisor positions released for recruitment by UC ANR

Eight more UC Cooperative Extension advisor positions have been released for recruitment by Glenda Humiston, University of California vice president for agriculture and natural resources. The UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) job titles are followed by... more »

‘New approach’ on China trade brings little change

California agricultural exporters looking for improved U.S.-China trade relations– and lifting of Chinese retaliatory tariffs on farm goods they hope to sell to the Asian market giant – may need to hang tight. Some farm... more »

California expansion to Sacramento continues for Fisher Phillips law firm

Fisher Phillips, one of the country’s preeminent labor and employment law firms representing employers, announced the addition of four attorneys in its Sacramento office: Michael Saqui joins as senior counsel, Rebecca Hause-Schultz joins as of... more »

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