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Broccoli, pepper earn All-American Selection status

North America’s most well-known and respected non-profit plant trialing organization, All-America Selections (AAS), has three new vegetable winners that will be available for 2024. All AAS Winners are trialed throughout North America by professional, independent,... more »

Registration open for Kentucky conference

Registration for the Kentucky Fruit & Vegetable Conference is open. The event is Jan. 3-4, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with pre-conference events the day before. The full conference program and registration information are available on... more »

Biden signature averts shutdown, extends Farm Bill

President Joe Biden has signed a continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown, extending the Farm Bill for a year and funding agriculture programs through the new year. The U.S. House on Nov. 14 passed... more »

Specialty crops bill targets export market hurdles

U.S. senators and representatives have introduced legislation designed to help farmers fight trade barriers to sell specialty crops in export markets. The Specialty Crops Reporting on Opportunities and Promotion Act (Specialty CROP Act), introduced on... more »

Organic marketing webinar scheduled by Organic farming foundation

Growers interested in learning more about ways to market their organic products are invited to participate in the Organic Farming Research Foundation’s (OFRF) Farmer-Farmer Virtual Networking Event. The webinar is scheduled for Nov. 10th at... more »

Stop the Rot project

Growers to learn about combatting onion disease at Great Lakes EXPO 2023 Growers know the importance and delicacy of controlling onion rot and disease. Proper management such as effective irrigation, avoiding injury to the crop... more »

Organic produce sales pick up slightly in Q3

For the second quarter in a row, organic fresh produce grew slightly in year-over-year sales and volume in the third quarter of 2023, according to the Q3 2023 Organic Produce Performance Report issued by Organic Produce Network... more »

USDA committee seeks urban agriculture ideas

The Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production Advisory Committee (UAIPAC) is one of several ways that USDA extends support and builds frameworks to support urban agriculture, including issues of equity, climate resilience and nutrition access. The... more »

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