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Focus on the Farmer webinar features transition to organic

As part of USDA’s Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP), Compass Natural’s Focus on the Farmer educational series will offer a free webinar to support farmers transitioning to organic. The Sept. 28 webinar, the second... more »

Fresh produce advisory committee accepts comments

The USDA's Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC) will be taking comments in person and virtually at its November meeting. The committee, which advises the USDA on industry issues, will be meeting from 8... more »

Participate in VGN’s Seed Showcase

Seed companies have an opportunity to participate in Vegetable Growers News’ annual Seed Variety Showcase. This is a free service that allows growers to see the up-and-coming new varieties before making decisions on what to... more »

Organic Trade Association to focus on trends, issues at Expo East

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is partnering with New Hope Network at this year’s Natural Products Expo East to offer a wide-ranging set of education sessions spotlighting some of the hottest trends and most critical... more »

Mastering pest management at the GL EXPO

Tom Bilbo to share insight at Great Lakes EXPO on how to combat two-spotted spider mites Spider mites are common pests that can invade various crops, causing stress and decreased yield and quality. During the... more »

Single sustainable, regenerative ag yardstick to be discussed at IFPA 

As the sustainable agriculture movement gains momentum, growers, shippers, processors, and industry stakeholders are coming together to address the challenges of transparent and effective sustainability reporting. One Single Yardstick - Sustainability Reporting with Stewardship Index... more »

Sakata Seed of Mexico reaches 30th anniversary

Sakata Seed of Mexico recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. The company began in August 1993 in Celaya, in the state of Guanajuato, with three employees. There are now more than 100 employees, including workers from... more »

California LGMA releases annual report

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement recently released its 2022-23 Annual Report, logging one decertification from 317 scheduled and unannounced audits. Of the 243 scheduled audits and 74 unannounced field audits (from April 2022 to... more »

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Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

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