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Seedway hires SW Florida sales rep

Jared Davis recently accepted a job with Seedway and will serve as vegetable seed sales representative for southwest Florida (Clewiston), the Everglades and homestead regions. In his new role,... more »

Biocontrols program for California growers launched

Marrone Bio Innovations, a leading developer of bio-based products for pest management and plant health, recently launched a program developed for California growers, BioUnite. BioUnite will help growers with integrated pest management programs “that harness... more »

Michigan asparagus season winds down

Michigan asparagus growers had a well-deserved chance to relax over the holiday weekend as the busy asparagus season came to a close in the final days of June. Ideal weather conditions made this year’s 6-7... more »

A&A Organic Farms debuting expanded tomato line

This year’s Organic Produce Summit is a chance to show visitors the full extent of what A&A Organic Farms Corp. has to offer. A&A Organic Farms out of Watsonville, California plans to feature at this... more »

Sakata Seed America has strategic alliance with Floragard Vertriebs GmbH

Morgan Hill, California-based Sakata Seed America has formed a strategic alliance with major European substrate producer, Floragard Vertriebs GmbH, for exclusive distribution of substrates throughout North America. The alliance will be branded under Sakata Solutions... more »

California ranks No. 1 in agricultural sales with $45.2B

In U.S. agriculture, California is clearly the MVP in sales. According to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, California’s 70,521 farms ranked No. 1 in agricultural sales with $45.2 billion; this accounted for nearly 12 percent... more »

Foodpreneur Food School offers farm marketing resources

Farmers that have experienced success selling goods direct to consumers often find it difficult to reach and navigate new market channels such as restaurants, grocers, and specialty stores. Foodpreneur School prepares entrepreneurs to grow their... more »

Cucumber downy mildew spores detected in Michigan

Our lab has established a network of spore traps in major cucumber production areas in Michigan. This year, we have the ability to distinguish between the spores of hop downy mildew and cucumber downy mildew.... more »


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