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BioCeres wettable powder insecticide available in California

BioCeres WP is now available in California, BioSafe Systems recently announced. This product is an insect-pathogenic bio-pesticide using the Beauveria bassiana fungus, according to a press release from the company. An OMRI-listed, ANT-03 strain, BioCeres WP... more »

2020 Oceana Asparagus Day set for March 12 in Michigan

Michigan State University Extension will be holding the 2020 Oceana Asparagus Day on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the New Era Reformed Church, 4775 First St.,  in New Era, Michigan 49446. From 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,... more »

Penn State Extension offers cucurbit production program for growers

Produce growers and agriculture entrepreneurs will get a comprehensive look at cucurbit production and culture in the Mid-Atlantic region in a day-long “Cucurbit Production School” offered by Penn State Extension on Feb. 28 at the... more »

New York growers face influx of cheap Canadian produce; senators respond

On Feb. 6, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for investigations into unfair trade subsidies to Canadian growers, as New York state onion... more »

‘Farm Nurse’ to appear at Virginia Women in Agriculture Conference

The Women in Agriculture Conference will take place on Feb. 22 at the Russell County Government Center in Lebanon, Virginia. The conference is designed for anyone interested to come learn in an atmosphere where all... more »

Purdue develops new technology to help food safety efforts

Foodborne illness hits about one in six people in the United States every year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 48 million people in the U.S. get sick due to one or more of... more »

Food safety workshops for two levels of experience set in Maryland

The Maryland Food Safety Network, comprised of the University of Maryland and The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA), will be hosting a series of one-day workshops geared toward produce safety this winter. Two levels of... more »

Yuma Fresh Vegetable Association sponsors Southwest Ag Summit

The 2020 Southwest Ag Summit, slated for Feb. 25-27, includes a lineup of programs including educational sessions, golf tournament, Latino Farmer Symposium, field demonstration events, exhibitor show, evening reception and concludes with the sold-out Harvest Dinner... more »

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