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Matt Roy joins Tanimura & Antle to head CEA operations

Salinas, California-based Tanimura & Antle has hired Matt Roy, who joins the company in the role of vice president of business development CEA (controlled environment agriculture), reporting directly to Scott Grabau, CEO and president of... more »

Honey Bee & Pollinator Research facility officially opens in Washington state

Washington State University (WSU) celebrated the opening of its new Honey Bee & Pollinator Research, Extension and Education Facility March 6 with a formal ribbon cutting and self-guided tours of the building. “This new facility... more »

Officials to meet April 7 with Florida growers regarding Mexico trade

Florida growers of fresh fruits and vegetables are primed to tell U.S. trade officials about the harm they have suffered from Mexico’s unfair trade practices over the past two decades. Representatives from the Office of... more »

Washington state gets $1.9M from USDA for pest management

USDA is allocating $1.9 million to Washington state as part of its effort to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification, and threat mitigation, and to safeguard the U.S. nursery production system.... more »

Michigan State University Outstanding Alumnus honor goes to Trever Meachum

Trever Meachum, of Hartford, Michigan, received the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Outstanding Alumnus Award during ANR Week on March 6. According to... more »

California carrot growers seriously affected by Groundwater Sustainability Act

The Cuyama Valley in California is the driest agricultural region in the county; the valley floor gets just a little more rain than the Sahara. Yet for the past 75 years, this high desert region... more »

FDA outlines 2020 Action Plan to help advance safety of leafy greens

Fresh leafy greens are among the most widely consumed vegetables and an important part of an overall healthy diet. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is committed to working with the produce industry and government... more »

Gebru to direct Colorado Department of Agriculture plant division

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) has selected of Wondirad Gebru as director of the department’s Plant Industry Division. As director, Gebru will serve as a member of the Department's senior management team and provide... more »

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