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Wildfire worries ramp up in the Pacific Northwest

Where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire, and that’s certainly been the case in the Western U.S. in recent years. The increasing number of Western wildfires – which cause smoke and higher levels of ozone pollution... more »

Local solutions central to CAFB Water Forum

Facing a third year of drought, leadership from county Farm Bureaus, spanning all regions of California, gathered in Sacramento last week to engage with state water officials about all things water. A changing climate, shrinking... more »

New Oregon OSHA rules protect workers from high heat, wildfire smoke

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division announced on May 11 the adoption of rules to protect workers from the hazards of high heat and wildfire smoke. The heat rule addresses access to shade and... more »

Brighter Bites launches new program in Bakersfield, California

Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly into families’ hands, has launched its ninth location in Bakersfield, California. The nonprofit will partner with Grimmway Farms and CAPK to help improve... more »

ProBlad Verde fungicide receives expanded label for California

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation has approved the expanded crop and disease uses of Sym-Agro's ProBlad Verde fungicide. As a result of this approval, ProBlad is now registered for use on stone fruit and... more »

CSU’s Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building now open

For more than 150 years, the future of agriculture has been cultivated at Colorado State University. With the opening of the Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building, that future now has more space and resources to grow... more »

Technology, tradition help Carzalia Valley Produce thrive

Farming in the high desert of New Mexico only feet from the U.S.-Mexico border, Carzalia Valley Produce Inc. embraces new technology to change and improve its operations and grow onions sustainably. Family involvement is also... more »

Harvest of new crops approaches as port delays worsen

As ongoing port congestion and persistent shipping obstacles continue to block movement of California agricultural goods, farmers and exporters face bulging warehouses and dwindling cash flow that threaten to sink some businesses. Tree nuts, fresh... more »

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Technology, tradition help Carzalia Valley Produce thrive

Fertilizer, input costs focus of UF/IFAS seminar

Breeding cucurbits for disease resistance sought

Wildfire worries ramp up in the Pacific Northwest

Laser scarecrows studied to deter birds from fields

Revol Greens spurs growing, distributing leafy greens

MagrowTec aids spray coverage, input costs

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

Ag Labor Review column: Courage during difficult times often contagious

Notes From the Farm column: Carry old apple trees to burn pile with ease

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