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Ag Innovations Conference postponed in Santa Maria, California

The Fourth Ag Innovations Conference: Comprehensive Crop Care, that had been scheduled for March 18 in Santa Maria, California, has been postponed, according to an announcement March 12 by organizer Surendra Dara of the University of... more »

Thrive Innovation Summit postponed over concerns regarding coronavirus

Organizers of the Thrive Innovation Summit, scheduled to held March 25 at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California, a gathering for top industry experts and innovative entrepreneurs focused on agtech and foodtech innovation., have made the... more »

Michigan State Extension plans farm stress research study

Farming is tough. From weather to equipment breakdowns, there are many sources of stress for farmers and farm families. Researchers at Michigan State University Extension are conducting a research study to learn more about struggles Michigan farmers experience, in... more »

Strawberry fields thrive near natural habitat for birds

Conserving natural habitat around strawberry fields can help protect growers’ yields, their bottom line and the environment with no detectable threat to food safety, indicates a study led by the University of California, Davis. In... more »

Sweat bees valuable pollinators of wildflowers, cultivated crop plants

Entomologists at University of California Riverside have documented that a species of native sweat bee widespread throughout North and South America has a daily routine that makes it a promising pollinator. Because the bee can... more »

Southern territory sales representatives appointed by Agrisel USA

Agrisel USA Inc., a company that offers formulation and distribution of value-added products to dealers and distributors in the agricultural, poultry, turf and ornamental, golf course, home and garden, and specialty pest control markets, has... more »

Strawberry grower in California fined for illegal pesticide use

In an ongoing effort to enforce stringent pesticide regulations, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation announced March 4 it has fined a Santa Barbara County strawberry grower $15,000 after an illegal pesticide was detected on his... more »

Ag Innovations Conference in Santa Maria, California, has March 10 deadline

The deadline for the Fourth Ag Innovations Conference: Comprehensive Crop Care has been extended until March 10. The event will be held March 18 in Santa Maria, California.   Growers and university, county, USDA-ARS and industry researchers will... more »

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