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Should your passion for pumpkins include the calabaza?

The calabaza, a specialty pumpkin traditionally used in Caribbean, South and Central American dishes, has a powerhouse of potential that scientists like Geoffrey Meru are looking to crack open. Meru, a vegetable geneticist at the... more »

Georgia sets 2021 ship date for Vidalia onions

The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Vidalia Onion Committee recently announced that the pack date for the 2021 season is April 19. For the 2021 season, about 10,000... more »

Generation Farms expands onion export to serve Middle East market

Generation Farms, a grower-shipper of conventional as well as organic fruits and vegetables, is expanding its export network to serve markets in the Middle East. Generation Farms is now available to fresh food distributors in... more »

Southern SARE announces the 2021 On-Farm Research Grants

The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program has announced the funded projects for the 2021 On-Farm Grant Program. Southern SARE has long supported farmers in their efforts to develop new and innovative sustainable agriculture... more »

Syngenta selects site selection for North American Crop Protection headquarters

Syngenta announced March 16 it has selected its current campus location on Swing Road in Greensboro, North Carolina, to redevelop its North American Crop Protection headquarters. The announcement follows a comprehensive assessment of the company’s... more »

As options dwindle, new resistance emerges in pigweed

There are some things that, even when you know it’s coming, no one’s happy when it gets here. On Feb. 16, researchers with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture announced they had confirmed... more »

SC Women’s Agriculture Network touts collaboration, networking for women in ag

Clemson University’s Cooperative Extension aims to support women in agriculture through the S.C. Women’s Agriculture Network (S.C. WAgN). Women comprise more than 14 percent of total producers and are taking a more active role in... more »

Taylor Farms, Yuma County partner with National Guard to vaccinate employees

Salinas, California-based Taylor Farms announced COVID-19 vaccinations started March 9, for over 1,200 employees at the Yuma, Arizona facility as a result of a successful partnership between Yuma County Department of Public Health, with assistance and support... more »

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IPM brings higher watermelon yields

Farmers eye long-term planning, both for farm and themselves

CPS continues to fund research into listeria

Mating disruption products availability, practice grows

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National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Agricultural workforce plays key role in times of crisis

Notes from the Farm column: Taking a seat best way to continue with the job

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