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Drought hits Northern California hard

As California toils through a third consecutive drought year, many Sacramento Valley farmers, well known for supporting waterfowl that stop along the Pacific Flyway, are being left high and dry. The farmers are facing water-supply... more »

Viva Fresh calls for participants in Clean Eating Challenge

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) is seeking participants for next year's Clean Eating Challenge. This year, 11 participants completed the  third annual Viva Fresh Clean Eating Challenge which culminated at April’s Viva Fresh Expo... more »

FarmSense releasing 1,000 ag-tech pest control system FlightSensors in California

Agtech startup FarmSense is releasing 1,000 of its FlightSensor units in a limited product launch of the award-winning real-time pest monitoring and identification device. FlightSensor, a pest identification system, helps growers... more »

UF/IFAS hosting Florida Tomato Conference in September

The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Florida Tomatoes will host the 2022 Florida Tomato Conference in LaBelle on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Program features include: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.: The... more »

Farm directory launched in New York

The New York State Department of Agriculture plans to launch a statewide online Farm Directory in mid-June. The Farm Directory will connect consumers to producers of farm products and promote New York farms. The Farm... more »

Patchwork Farms offers healthy fresh produce for residents lacking options

An urban farm in a low-income Atlanta neighborhood is working to make healthy fruits and vegetables more accessible to the community. Jamila Norman, founder of Patchwork City Farms, wants to shine a light on people... more »

Florida’s state budget increases university ag research funds

When Florida’s state budget takes effect on July 1, it will include funding for University of Florida agricultural research. The university’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) will... more »

Lack of water continues to slash California tomato acreage

David Richter has a good tomato crop going so far – but like many other farmers, not as much as in preceding years. Richter, who farms near Knights Landing in Sutter County, California, cut his... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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