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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 »

California strawberry supply hits peak production, Naturipe says

California strawberries are in peak production with the high-quality and flavorful berries consumers expect from Naturipe. Peak volumes are starting now and expected to last through June. This season, Naturipe Farms is set to have... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

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