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Andre Radandt, former Bolthouse Farms president, dies

Andre Radandt, a former president, chairman and CEO of Bolthouse Farms, has died. Radandt, 60, died Dec. 29. From 2002 to 2008, Radandt headed Bolthouse Farms, a carrot growing empire. Funeral services are scheduled for... more »

Farm labor bills top list of new California laws affecting ag

Several new California laws, which went into effect New Year’s Day, impact farm operations and agricultural production in the state. The new policies relate to a range of issues, including agricultural exports, pest control, water... more »

Webinars scheduled to help growers

With the start of the new year, new opportunities arise for fruit and vegetable growers to think creatively about growing their bottom lines. Michigan State University (MSU) Extension vegetable and fruit educators are hosting a... more »

Industry groups applaud Sen. Stabenow’s retirement

UPDATED: Fresh produce industry groups, including the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA), are commending U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow’s service to agriculture. On Jan. 5, the Michigan Democrat, who has represented the Wolverine State in [caption... more »

Cover crops help Pennsylvania’s Anchor Farms

Cover crops and rotation are important parts of the formula for success for Anchor Farms, which grows vegetables along the banks of the Susquehanna River in north central Pennsylvania. Joe and... more »

California: Well suited for robotics

FRESNO, Calif. – California Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross told attendees at the inaugural FIRA-USA conference they are part of the important first steps to solving problems of tomorrow. California Agriculture Secretary... more »

Managing asparagus beetles all year long

Asparagus beetles are a regular yet troublesome sight in asparagus fields during the summer. These pests, however, are in asparagus fields all year long. While it may seem like this is more bad news, staying... more »

High tech helps UF breed tastier sweet corn

University of Florida (UF) scientists are using high-tech practices to improve the characteristics of sweet corn at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (UF/IFAS) Sweet Corn Genomics and Breeding lab. They’re also participating... more »

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