Water

Climate projects funded by MSU

In Michigan, four research and outreach projects have been funded through the new Agricultural Climate Resiliency Program. The program is a partnership involving Michigan State University, the Michigan Plant Coalition and the Michigan Department of... more »

Land-use bill taps farmland for solar sites

Roughly half of California’s 30 million acres of farmland is protected from development by the California Land Conservation Act of 1965. Proposed state legislation to modify California’s longstanding farmland conservation law could pave the way... more »

Fresha expands carrot growing in Georgia

Fresha, a grower of locally grown carrots, has expanded its operational footprint by acquiring a south Georgia facility. The facility, located in Sparks, Georgia, between Tifton and Valdosta, Georgia, provides the Morris, Minnesota-based Fresha the... more »

Organic information toolkit available to retailers

The USDA has a new online retail toolkit of consumer-focused, educational resources to highlight the unique value of the organic label. Consumer research shows that consumers do not always understand what the organic label means.... more »

CropX partnership to streamline drip irrigation management

CropX Technologies, a provider of digital farm management, announced an API integration with WiseConn, a precision drip irrigation solutions company, to improve data gathering and analytics for farmers. WiseConn users will be able to seamlessly... more »

Report: too much, too little water creates ag risks

A report by UC Merced , "Water risks to agriculture: Too little and too much," recommends policies, programs and tools for farm resilience on risks to agriculture following too little as well as too much... more »

California growers wait for fields to dry

With a respite from stormy weather, farmers say they are surveying for any damage and waiting for the ground to dry so they can access fields and orchards to make repairs or do other practices.... more »

USDA launches Climate Corps training program

The USDA has launched the Working Lands Climate Corps initiative to train the next generation of conservation and climate leaders. As part of the American Climate Corps initiative, the Working Lands Climate Corps will provide... more »

Current Issue

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

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

 

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