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Organic Grower Summit has sessions on plant health, sustainability

A pair of educational sessions focused on the future of organic plant health and an examination of how to effectively promote sustainability reporting have been announced as part of the 2019 Organic Grower Summit educational... more »

UCCE advisor speaks about vegetable grafting at neighboring university

Zheng Wang, vegetable crops advisor with UC Cooperative Extension in Stanislaus County, visited an ag class at Stanislaus State to discuss a state-of-the-art vegetable production practice that involves grafting, reported Alivah Stoeckl in Stan State News. [caption id="" align="aligncenter"... more »

Vidalia Onion marketing referendum ballots go out

Vidalia onion growers this month with vote whether or not to continue their federal marketing order. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will conduct a referendum Oct. 7–28, 2019, for Vidalia onion growers, according to a... more »

Philip new director of Michigan Pesticide and Plant Pest Management unit

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell has selected Michael Philip as the new Pesticide and Plant Pest Management Division Director effective Oct. 7 “Mike has... more »

Report on ‘climate crisis’ released by Sen. Debbie Stabenow

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, led a roundtable discussion Oct. 3 with agriculture and conservation leaders in Traverse City, Michigan to discuss the impact of the climate crisis on Michigan agriculture, which is outlined in... more »

Awards presented at Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association conference

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association's 76th annual conference at The Breakers in Palm Beach drew record attendance with a crowd of 485. “This is our 76th year of service to the agricultural industry,” said... more »

University of Maine unit dedicates newly completed Zillman Family Greenhouse

As part of its Homecoming celebrations, the University of Maine at Presque Isle marked the completion of its state-of-the-art, four-season Zillman Family Greenhouse with an official opening and dedication ceremony on Friday, Sept. 27. Work... more »

GPR buys Sunshine Growers’ facility for large hemp-dedicated nursery

Green Point Research has finalized its purchase of Sunshine Growers, a 30-acre nursery in Fort Meade, Florida, creating one of the largest hemp-dedicated nurseries in the United States. "We plan to move our seed production... more »


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