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Southeast Asian farmers devastated by cononavirus closures

With sales down dramatically at Asian markets and restaurants, crops on southeast Asian farms have been left to wither away in the fields, reported Donald Promnitz in The Business Journal. “I would say it's a 100% loss. I... more »

Vegetable farm advisor among University of California Extension retirees

Ten University of California Cooperative Extension academics, including a vegetable crops advisor, are set to retire July 1. From farm worker to farm advisor - A life of fulfillment ... more »

MSU scientists eying environmental conservation, precision ag

Representatives from Michigan State University and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) are looking to replicate the success of others around the country who have built partnerships merging precision agriculture and environmental conservation. [caption id="" align="alignright"... more »

Addressing COVID-19 on farms subject of New York webinar

As New York "reopens" business during the COVID-19 crisis, business owners are evaluating what actions they need to take to protect themselves, their employees, and their customers, and to help public officials contain the spread... more »

State guidance for protecting ag workers finalized in Colorado

In an effort to protect Colorado’s essential workers within the agriculture industry and to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has finalized state guidance for the agriculture... more »

Low-moisture food safety study gets MSU researcher $9.8M

Low-moisture foods, like cereals and flour, dried fruit and nuts, have been recalled repeatedly in the last few years, posing health risks to consumers and economic threats to businesses. Bradley Marks, professor and chair of... more »

Southeast growers to benefit from Senstar insecticide from Valent

Vegetable and citrus growers now have a new insecticide option to protect their produce from damaging pests. Senstar insecticide from Valent U.S.A. equips growers with two effective modes of action for fast, long-lasting control of... more »

Georgia watermelon season peaks this week

Now just a few short weeks away from July 4, the Georgia watermelon harvest season is nearing its peak production time.  “Now is the time to go visit your grocery store or local farmers market... more »


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