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A map to success: FieldWatch highlights locations of organic crops, bees

FieldWatch is an online mapping registry that allows organic growers and beekeepers to alert commercial pesticide applicators and neighbors who farm about sensitive acreage continues to gain interest across the U.S. FieldWatch, a nonprofit that... more »

Weed Science Field Tour hosted by Washington State University

The 2024 Weed Science Field Tour hosted by Washington State University will take place on June 12 from 1-5 pm at research fields on the Palouse. WSU scientists will lead discussions on weed management practices... more »

Wilbur-Ellis hosts FFA tour, showcases future ag investments

A group of more than 50 members of the California FFA learned about career opportunities in food production and agriculture through a tour of Wilbur-Ellis' Woodland South, California, operations. The “Day in the Life” tour... more »

Autonomous robots: Vegetable industry savior?

Can autonomous robots be the salvation for the vegetable industry's labor woes? The latest World FIRA event showcased a wide range of robots and autonomous solutions for vegetable growing. Emilie Casteil of Carottes de France... more »

Vegetable Growers News seeks reader feedback

Vegetable growers, what are your biggest concerns right now? Vegetable Growers News is seeking feedback from specialty crop growers on the biggest issues they’re facing and what topics they’re most interested in learning more about.... more »

First Michigan vegetable report for 2024 released

As Michigan's vegetable growers gear up for the 2024 growing season, they face unusual challenges stemming from the warmest winter on record, according to the first weekly report from Michigan State University Extension (MSU). The... more »

Southeast Regional Show recognizes leaders

Extension researchers’ efforts to improve crops and the fruit and vegetable industry’s political prominence were highlighted at this year’s Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference. At an awards breakfast during the Jan. 4-7 event in... more »

California CDPR approves ProBlad Verde fungicide 

Sym-Agro has announced that the California CDPR has approved the expanded crop and disease uses of ProBlad Verde fungicide. As a result of this approval, ProBlad is now registered for use on blueberries and caneberries,... more »

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