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Record crop production seen in Fresno County, California, in 2018

Fresno County’s agriculture production in 2018 hit a record $7.89 billion, a 12% increase over 2017 numbers, with almonds, grapes and pistachios leading the list, according to an annual report from the county's ag commissioner.... more »

Growers on the ground helped by cloud based software

A University of Florida agricultural engineer has developed software that can help growers find the best places to plant crops and to identify fruit and vegetable varieties that perform better against diseases. Now, Yiannis Ampatzidis... more »

Eggert farm tour views latest in organic vegetable production

The Washington State University (WSU) Eggert Family Organic Farm in Pullman, Washington, will host a public tour Sept. 19. Learn about organic farming, the history of the WSU organic farm, and take a walking tour of... more »

Food safety education, training grant proposals sought in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is seeking grant proposals for food safety education and training as part of the Food Safety Education Fund grant program. The grant cycle for 2020 will... more »

Pumpkin management in the final stretch in Michigan

You are in the final stretch of the pumpkin season in Michigan. Vines are dying down and cutting has begun. It is at this point you discover just how well your growing season management practices... more »

Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame to induct Brim, Foster

This year’s Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees have impacted Georgians from the dinner table to the fairgrounds. Bill Brim, a Tift County farmer and strong advocate for Georgia... more »

Michigan survey seeks growers’ input on wildlife crop damage

Agricultural producers face a plethora of wildlife issues on the farm, from biosecurity in animal agriculture to food safety requirements for fresh produce farmers. Many wildlife species have social or economic value and may be... more »

Annual Florida Tomato Conference rescheduled for Oct. 2-3

The Florida Tomato Committee and Florida Tomato Exchange annual conference has been rescheduled for Oct. 2-3. The venue has changed to the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center. Attached are details for the location,... more »


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