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California releases 2020 Climate Change Consortium for Specialty Crops Report 

The California Department of Food and Agriculture, in partnership with the Climate Science Alliance, has released the 2020 Climate Change Consortium for Specialty Crops Report for the Southern California Region, which covers three distinct growing regions:... more »

Agriculture, natural resources field days from afar set by MSU

Michigan State University AgBioResearch and MSU Extension will host a series of virtual field day events called “From the Field” throughout the summer and into the fall.  Ongoing agricultural research and outreach at the university... more »

National Association of County Ag Agents Hall of Fame cites Hamilton

George Hamilton is more used to dealing with outbreaks of insects and crop disease than with an outbreak of a pandemic. Hamilton, a field specialist at the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, works to develop and... more »

Webinar series addressing implementation of COVID-19 prevention, control measures

As California enters peak summer harvest season, there is increasing concern over the potential impact of COVID-19 on the agricultural workforce. To minimize the risks of disruption to our farms and food supply, the CDC... more »

Grower forum to address employer compliance with COVID-19 requirements

The third in a series of Penn State Extension grower forums on “Protecting Essential Agricultural Business Operations and Employee Health during COVID-19" will be held on July 9, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Brook Duer,... more »

Cucumber downy mildew moves across Michigan

Downy mildew on cucumber plants has been verified on two farms in Monroe County, which is located in southeast Michigan. This is the first confirmation of this devastating disease on the east side of the... more »

Workplace injuries in agriculture reduced by wearable tech

The injury rate for agricultural workers is more than 40% higher than employees in other industries, which is why Western Growers Insurance Services designed the Connected Worker Program to help prevent injuries before they occur.... more »

Ag operations after dark face new regulations in California

On July 1, new Cal/OSHA requirements regarding the operation of agricultural equipment between sunset and sunrise took effect in California. The regulation stipulates: All tractors, self-propelled farm equipment and trucks used during these hours of... more »


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