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Muck fields may attract bees to aid pollination

The causes of pollinator decline have been well-documented, but research at Ohio State University’s Muck Farm near Willard, Ohio, is trying a new approach of putting pollinator habitat in strips among the vegetable crops. “Can... more »

Produce industry veteran Stu Monaghan dies

Los Angeles, California-based Giumarro Companies has announced that produce industry veteran Stu Monaghan, has died. Here is the announcement from Giumarro: "It is with deep sadness that the Giumarra Companies announces the passing of Stu... more »

Produce safety training scheduled in Georgia

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture will host a free one-day workshop for produce farmers on Thursday, March 14, at Little Ocmulgee State Park in Helena, Georgia. The training is... more »

Cornell AgriTech position to be held by NY state senator

Catharine Young, a Republican New York state senator representing western New York and a staunch advocate for agriculture and economic development statewide, has been named director of the New York State Center of Excellence for Food... more »

Specialty crop interests among Michigan grant awardees

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) awarded 16 Rural Development Fund Grants designed to promote the sustainability of land-based industries and support infrastructure that benefits rural communities. “What these grants demonstrate is... more »

Water measurement, reporting training set in California

California water rights holders are required by state law to measure and report the water they divert from surface streams. For people who wish to take the water measurements themselves, the University of California Cooperative... more »

Ag Disaster Funding Update scheduled in Georgia

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) is hosting an Ag Disaster Funding Update tonight, Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. in Tifton, GA with Gov. Brian Kemp and Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black. Kemp and Black will provide... more »

PennRose Farms expands offerings to retail, foodservice

PennRose Farms is expanding its geographic footprint with the addition of Moore Farms in Manor, Georgia, and Patterson Farm in China Grove, North Carolina, to its family of growers. These grower partnerships, with produce exclusively... more »

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