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Report: Aggressive fungus attacks Florida strawberries

A fungus has taken over some strawberry fields in Florida. One grower lost as many as 80 acres in Manatee County. Pestalotiopsis affects the foliage and fruit, down to the root of strawberry plants. Gary... more »

Controlled Environment Agriculture Innovation Center opens Danville, Virginia

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is partnering with the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and the Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences... more »

Efforts underway to stop leafy greens outbreaks

As public health agencies recently called an end to the latest E. coli outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce from Salinas, the leafy greens community, government regulators and the entire produce industry continue efforts on multiple... more »

University of California offers Ag Innovations Conference in March

The University of California Cooperative Extension’s Entomology and Biologicals advisor, Surendra Dara, is hosting the fourth 2020 Ag Innovations Conference: Comprehensive Crop Care, Wednesday March 18, 2020 from 8 a.m.to 5:30 p.m. Agenda and directions... more »

Seedway redesigns, relaunches vegetable seed website

Hall, New York-based Seedway LLC, a subsidiary of Growmark Inc., is inviting customers to explore its new vegetable seed website. Seedway announced the relaunch of its new vegetable seed website Jan. 23. According to a... more »

NASGA’s ‘Service with Impact Award’ presented to Tim Nourse

At the annual North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual meeting and Conference this week in San Antonio, Texas, Tim Nourse was presented the 2020 Annual “Service with Impact Award” by board member Kevin Edberg. The... more »

Senior environmental policy advisor role at MDARD goes to Neyhart

Josh Neyhart, former policy advisor for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, is joining the team at the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) effective Monday, Feb. 10 as the senior environmental policy advisor to MDARD... more »

Ocean Mist Farms launches Coachella winter artichoke season

Ocean Mist Farms, a leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in the U.S. and the only growers of winter globe artichokes in Coachella Valley, has launched the Coachella artichoke season. According to a news... more »

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