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Sym-Agro expands sales team with three managers

Sym-Agro Inc., Visalia, California, has hired three sales professionals for the Pacific Northwest and California. Shaun Lough, Jeremy R. Kenkel and Jon Martin have recently joined the company in sales management positions. “As our company... more »

Cevya fungicide OK’d for strawberries in California

California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation is allowing BASF’s Cevya fungicide to be used on strawberries in the state. "Cevya has been an innovative solution for many California growers, and we’re now pleased to offer it... more »

California growers determine options in wake of flooding

With the rains that flooded much of California since late December abating, growers are beginning the complicated process of calculating the damage. Norm Groot, executive director of the Monterey County Farm Bureau, joined experts from... more »

Ocean Mist updates winter artichokes harvest

Ocean Mist Farms is expecting an outstanding 2023 winter artichoke season with abundant volume and excellent quality throughout February and early March. In time to meet shopper demand around healthy eating choices, as well as... more »

Funding available for Colorado farms seeking 2023 growing season interns

Ag businesses in the Rocky Mountain State seeking interns for the 2023 growing season can receive state funding. The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s (CDA) Agricultural Workforce Development Program (AWDP) is accepting applications from businesses looking... more »

Andre Radandt, former Bolthouse Farms president, dies

Andre Radandt, a former president, chairman and CEO of Bolthouse Farms, has died. Radandt, 60, died Dec. 29. From 2002 to 2008, Radandt headed Bolthouse Farms, a carrot growing empire. Funeral services are scheduled for... more »

Farm labor bills top list of new California laws affecting ag

Several new California laws, which went into effect New Year’s Day, impact farm operations and agricultural production in the state. The new policies relate to a range of issues, including agricultural exports, pest control, water... more »

California: Well suited for robotics

FRESNO, Calif. – California Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross told attendees at the inaugural FIRA-USA conference they are part of the important first steps to solving problems of tomorrow. California Agriculture Secretary... more »

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