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Georgia growers continue state vegetable commission

Georgia vegetable producers voted to continue the Georgia Vegetable Commission marketing order. During February balloting, growers overwhelmingly approved continuance of the one cent per marketing unit assessment for another three years. The commission covers 14... more »

Report: too much, too little water creates ag risks

A report by UC Merced , "Water risks to agriculture: Too little and too much," recommends policies, programs and tools for farm resilience on risks to agriculture following too little as well as too much... more »

H-2A wages focus of U.S. senator’s questions

U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff is launching an inquiry into how the USDA conducts its Farm Labor Survey in Georgia. Ossoff, D-Georgia, launched an inquiry with USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) asking for more transparency... more »

Michigan carrots growers to vote on future of program

Michigan’s carrot producers will be voting on whether to continue the Carrot Industry Development Program. Voting in the referendum conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) will be from April 1-12.... more »

Texas 1015 sweet onion harvest starts

Harvest of Texas 1015 Sweet Onions (TX1015) has started, and the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) is kicking off promotional activities. Funded through a USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service Specialty Crop Block Grant through the Texas Department... more »

Jensie Smith joins Fox Packaging as account manager

Jensie Smith is the new retail and key accounts manager at Fox Packaging. Smith will manage a portfolio of key accounts, overseeing communication, streamlining artwork changes and guiding packaging programs. Jensie... more »

Spray drone education offered by MSU

Michigan State University is offering a new event for spray drone pilots, and those interested in using spray drones. The Spray Drone Spring Fly-in, is an all-day workshop April 10 (in case of rain, it... more »

New Hampshire greenhouse operator prepares for May opening

Preparing for its May grand opening, North Country Growers has introduced a new website. The Berlin, New Hampshire, greenhouse grower of leafy greens plans to complete construction and begin first harvests in May, according to... more »

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