Northeast

Rutgers breeders release ‘Scarlet Sunrise’ bicolor grape tomato

The Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station tomato breeding team that developed the 'Rutgers 250' tomato, has created a new and unique bicolor grape tomato, 'Scarlet Sunrise.' Developed by traditional (non-GMO) plant breeding methods, this cultivar... more »

2020 Leadership Class picked by Eastern Produce Council

The Eastern Produce Council has chosen 20 up-and-coming produce professionals for its 2020 Leadership Class, a professional development experience for those with less than 10 years of experience in the industry. The respected program delivers a... more »

Virginia Agritourism Conference explores $2.2B industry

Virginia agritourism is a growing industry that can generate more than $2.2 billion in economic impact. The sixth annual Virginia Agritourism Conference will enable interested agritourism entrepreneurs, economic development staff and local government leaders to... more »

Mid-Atlantic Strawberry Programs slated for March 2-3

The Mid-Atlantic Strawberry Programs  will be held March 2-3. The Strawberry Field Walk will be on March 2, from 12:30 p.m. until dark. The Evening Program will take place immediately following the Field Walk and... more »

Penn State Extension offers cucurbit production program for growers

Produce growers and agriculture entrepreneurs will get a comprehensive look at cucurbit production and culture in the Mid-Atlantic region in a day-long “Cucurbit Production School” offered by Penn State Extension on Feb. 28 at the... more »

New York growers face influx of cheap Canadian produce; senators respond

On Feb. 6, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for investigations into unfair trade subsidies to Canadian growers, as New York state onion... more »

‘Farm Nurse’ to appear at Virginia Women in Agriculture Conference

The Women in Agriculture Conference will take place on Feb. 22 at the Russell County Government Center in Lebanon, Virginia. The conference is designed for anyone interested to come learn in an atmosphere where all... more »

Food safety workshops for two levels of experience set in Maryland

The Maryland Food Safety Network, comprised of the University of Maryland and The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA), will be hosting a series of one-day workshops geared toward produce safety this winter. Two levels of... more »

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