Northeast

Urban farms taking off in New Jersey

When you think of farming in New Jersey, what comes to mind? Maybe huge rolling fields planted in rows of crops, or cows grazing in a pasture with a picturesque red barn? New Jersey has... more »

Bowery Farming introduces Crispy Leaf lettuce

Bowery Farming, the modern indoor farming company, announced May 28 its newest leafy greens launch, Bowery Crispy Leaf Lettuce (Crispy Leaf). According to a news release, a reinvigorated version of iceberg lettuce that is refreshing... more »

‘H-2A Agricultural Workers Visa Growers Forum’ set by Penn State

The "H-2A Agricultural Workers Visa Growers Forum: Program Updates under COVID-19" is an open forum webinar for growers and farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic and takes place on May 28, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This... more »

COVID-19 guidance for seasonal farm workers, employers set in New Jersey

In an effort to help protect the thousands of seasonal farm workers in New Jersey, the state Departments of Health, Agriculture, and Labor and Workforce Development have issued guidance on working conditions as well as... more »

US, Virginia farmers impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

The story of how the U.S. copes with the coronavirus pandemic is in its early chapters, as Virginia’s agricultural producers hold out for a happier ending. A recently released report from the Virginia Tech College... more »

Clinton V. Turner of Virginia State University dies

The College of Agriculture at Virginia State University has announced the death of Clinton V. Turner on Friday, May 15, 2020. Turner was a stalwart leader in the... more »

Bejo Seeds plans virtual open house on Sept. 1

Bejo Seeds Inc.'s annual Geneva, New York, Open House will go virtual. The date of the online event is scheduled for Sept. 1, 2020. According to a news release, Bejo is a breeding, production and... more »

UMass Amherst, NC State study impacts associated with floral strips

A new study reported May 14 by evolutionary ecologist Lynn Adler at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Rebecca Irwin of North Carolina State University, with others, suggests that flower strips – rows of pollinator-friendly... more »

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