South Central

Keynote speaker announced by Viva Fresh in Texas

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) has announced Dave McGillivray as the 2022 Viva Fresh Expo keynote speaker at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas on April 21-23, 2022. McGillivray might not... more »

Applications open for New Mexico Ag Workforce Development Program

New Mexico Department of Agriculture' (NMDA’s) Agricultural Workforce Development Program (AWD) offers incentives to the state’s agricultural businesses to hire interns. The AWD Program is intended to provide hands-on educational opportunities for students aspiring to careers... more »

Texas produce industry leaders inducted into Hall of Fame

Nearly 120 people attended the 2022 Texas Produce Hall of Fame banquet and ceremony on Jan. 24 at the Mission Event Center in Mission, Texas. Organized by the Texas International Produce Association, the Hall of... more »

Certis Biologicals names Holly Davis field development manager

Certis Biologicals has added experienced entomologist and extension specialist Holly Davis to its team of field development managers, who work across the country to manage field trial programs for the company’s leading portfolio of bio-based crop... more »

Researchers tackle salmonella in bulb onions

Salmonella contamination of bulb onions, which caused recalls across the U.S. and Canada in 2020, is the focus of a Texas A&M AgriLife Research project to help onion producers solve the problem. Salmonella outbreaks in onions and onion products... more »

Texas International Produce Association’s Hall of Fame Banquet set

Leaders of the Texas produce industry will be honored Jan. 24 at the Texas International Produce Association’s Hall of Fame Banquet. The Texas Produce Hall of Fame was established in 1988, and has since presented... more »

Fruit, nut, veggie conference set Jan. 14 in Tyler, Texas

The East Texas Fruit, Nut and Vegetable Conference will take place Jan. 14 at the Cross Brand Cowboy Church at 11915 Farm-to-Market Road 2015 in Tyler, Texas. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event costs $25, payable... more »

NMSU’s Jose Fernandez Garden blooms with uncommon vegetables

Behind the Courtyard by Marriott Las Cruces at New Mexico State University, nestled in a field south of University Avenue, is the Jose Fernandez Garden, a longtime alfalfa field recently transformed into a vegetable oasis.... more »

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