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Inaugural H.M. Pulliam Chair goes to entomologist Michael Strand

Professor Michael Strand has dedicated his career to unlocking the power of basic science to improve agriculture, and that dedication has earned him the recognition of the state’s agricultural community. This fall Strand, a professor... more »

J&D Produce HoneySweet Onions a hit at World Food Championships

In October, more than 1,400 chefs and home cooks descended upon Dallas’ Reunion Arena Park for the World Food Championships (WFC). The event drew contestants from 42 states and 15 different countries, as well as... more »

Colorado onion packer adopts ninja program

Consumers and onion buyers will see a fun new character on their bags of onions from Paradigm Fresh in Colorado.  The onion packer, based in Fort Morgan in eastern Colorado, has created new labels for... more »

Roger Rupp of Rupp Seeds dies at age 75

Roger Rupp, Rupp Seeds, died on Oct. 30 at the age of 75. Roger led his company to develop a line of Rupp-brand corn and soybean varieties, to expand into offering a full line of... more »

Sustainability planning event planned for Ohio farmers’ markets

Ohio Farmers Market Sustainability Planning is a two-day workshop that is being held this Monday, Nov. 11 and Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Ohio State University Extension Franklin County location., 2548 Carmack Road, Columbus, Ohio. With the... more »

Florida’s Gene McAvoy busy after retirement

He may hold the title “emeritus,” which means “retired,” but Gene McAvoy remains active with Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and University of Florida (UF/IFAS) Extension and research, helping bring farmers’ concerns back to UF/IFAS scientists. In fact,... more »

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market hires new president as Sherrell departs

Chris Sherrell, president and chief executive officer of Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, has announced his departure from the company. “I am extremely proud of the company I was able to build as well as our... more »

California ‘working’ land supports 1.5M jobs

California’s working landscape and the industries associated with agriculture and natural resources contribute significantly to the state’s economy, according to a new study by the California Community Colleges Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Research,... more »

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