Farm Management

Specialty crop, commodity growers eligible for $6B in disaster relief

The U. S Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced May 16 that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving emergency relief payments totaling approximately $6... more »

Action urged on ag labor reform measure by Washington state’s Newhouse

Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Washington, hosted a press conference on April 27 with community leaders and advocacy organizations to urge action on his legislation, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. The groups tacking part included the National... more »

California farmers still losing coverage as insurance issues persist

Terry Rudkin farms avocados in the Ventura County town of Bardsdale, across the Santa Clara River from Fillmore, on a ranch his family has owned since 1912. In December 2017, he watched from his deck... more »

California farms impacted by illegal dumping may get help

Illegal dumping on private lands in rural communities is an issue that has plagued farmers and ranchers for many years. Old mattresses, sofas, appliances, tires and household garbage are routinely discarded along roadways, causing an... more »

Agricultural Safety Summit planned by industry group

Registration is open for the North American Agricultural Safety Summit (March 28-30), an in-person, 1.5 day meeting where participants will learn from agricultural producers about proven safety strategies that result in cost savings and improved... more »

John Deere’s JDLink integrates Razor Tracking

John Deere customers now have the ability to see their support vehicles and non-powered equipment alongside JDLink enabled equipment in Operations Center by integrating Razor Tracking devices. “Back on September 9th of 2021, Razor Tracking integrated JDLink... more »

Supervisor development program offered by labor contractors’ group

The California Farm Labor Contractors Association is hosting several classes focused on its Ag Supervisor Development Program. "We launched this training program for supervisors, mayordomos, and crew leaders late last year, partly through USDA/NIFA grant... more »

Food safety outreach grant of $300,000 received by Alabama Extension System

The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded the Alabama Cooperative Extension System with a $300,000 food safety grant. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is the primary outreach and engagement organization for the... more »

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