AgMRC, MarketMaker plan food mapping tool, resources

Finding food-related businesses and related educational information on a single website will soon get a lot easier. Thanks to collaboration between the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center (AgMRC) and MarketMaker, an interactive mapping tool and enterprise-specific... more »

New guide offers bee identification, conservation tips

“Bees of the Great Lakes Region and Wildflowers to Support Them” is a new Michigan State University Extension publication that provides an overview of the diverse community of wild and managed bees across the Great Lakes region.... more »

Schopf brothers’ love of scaring people pays off

Jim Schopf has always loved scaring people. As kids, he and his brother Gene would make straw tunnels in the barn. They’d invite friends to crawl through the tunnels and find ways to frighten them.... more »

LGMA launches hand washing app

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has launched an app, available on iTunes for iPhone and iPad, designed to help train field workers on how to properly wash their hands while on the job. “Handwashing... more »

Penn State plans third annual BioControls School

Penn State University Extension is sponsoring the third annual BioControls School Nov. 5-6 at Lancaster Farm and Home Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Effective biological control of insects, mites and diseases is now both practical and... more »

New vegetable research center aims to rebuild Texas produce industry

The Rio Grande Valley Vegetable Research and Education Building, part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Weslaco, was dedicated today toward helping Texas regain its dominance of the vegetable production industry.... more »

Spudman magazine seeks Emerging Leader nominees

Spudman magazine is accepting nominations for the fourth annual Spudman Emerging Leader Award. Designed to recognize potato industry leaders under the age of 35 who are active in any aspect of the potato industry, the... more »

Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium slated for Jan. 5

The Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium will be held Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time, at Teibel's Restaurant in Schererville, Indiana. This symposium, sponsored by Purdue Extension and University of... more »

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