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Zero waste efforts by California’s Shapiro-Gilman Shandler Produce saluted

California-based Shapiro-Gilman-Shandler Produce announced it was awarded Gold Level status under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) certification system. Administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), TRUE helps facilities define, pursue, and achieve Zero Waste goals while... more »

Enviroweather adds an additional station at North Central Michigan College

Michigan State University Enviroweather has added a new site to its network of remote weather stations in Michigan and Wisconsin. The new station is located just east of the main campus of North Central Michigan College... more »

COVID-19 grants for Michigan farms and agricultural processors set

The application process is now open for $15 million in grants for Michigan farms and agricultural processors to mitigate risks of the COVID-19 virus across the state’s food production industry, the Michigan Economic Development Corp.(MEDC)... more »

‘Protecting Essential Ag Business Operations, Employee Health’ forum topic

The fourth in a series of Penn State Extension grower forums on “Protecting Essential Agricultural Business Operations and Employee Health during COVID-19” will be held on July 30, 2020, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Secretary... more »

WSU Ag Technology, Production Management Program adds Wheeler

Teacher and scientist Tadd Wheeler is joining Washington State University's Agricultural Technology and Production Management Program, helping prepare students for promising careers that blend technological know-how with modern agriculture. Starting on July 15, Wheeler will... more »

Adaptation to climate change by agriculture topic of California webinar

The California Department of Food and Agriculture will present results via webinar on its recently released report, “Climate Change Impacts for Specialty Crops: Southern California Region,” which documents strategies proposed by agricultural representatives to The... more »

Tomatoes, other vegetables featured in Louisiana virtual field day

The annual Louisiana State University tomato field day had to be canceled this year, but the research continued. Since 2009, the event has been hosted by the LSU AgCenter in St. James Parish at Raymond... more »

California shares ‘COVID-19 Awareness for Agriculture’ 

California agriculture is vital to the nourishment of our citizens, our economy and our environment. From the farm, to the packing and/or processing plant, and into the hands of consumers, California’s bounty is in high demand... more »

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