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Virginia Tech seeks climate-smart vegetable production  

Virginia Tech researchers in the Center for Advanced Innovation in Agriculture (CAIA) and the Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation (VT-ARC) have received a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator program to enhance vegetable production and food security in... more »

Dramm Corp. adds western technical representative

The Dramm Corporation has hired Angela Storm as the western technical representative. Storm comes from a long- and well-established career in the commercial horticulture business, most recently as a key account representative for Dümmen Orange,... more »

Storms damage northern California strawberry fields

A weekend storm flooded northern California strawberry and vegetable fields, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate their farms, homes and businesses. The storm caused massive damage to strawberry fields and may put many growers and... more »

‘Atmospheric river’ brings more flooding to California

Californians are bracing for more rains, again from an “atmospheric river” phenomenon that is expected to bring more flooding. Flood watches, Winter storm warnings, watches and advisories, wind advisories and gale watches along the coast... more »

Agritourism convention bus tour visits central Texas farms

The Feb. 3-7 NAFDMA International Agritourism Association Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas, drew the highest turnout in nearly two decades. More than 900 agritourism operators , including fruit and vegetable growers and farm retail... more »

Netafim USA’s AlphaDisc filter receives award

Netafim USA is celebrating recognition for its AlphaDisc filter, designed to protect irrigation systems against clogging caused by organic contaminants. The Irrigation Association named AlphaDisc the Bronze winner of its 2022 New Product Contest in... more »

Rain Bird receives World Ag Expo award

Rain Bird’s S5 Pressure Compensating Heavywall Dripline has received a World Ag Expo Top-10 Product Award, the second year in a row the irrigation solutions company has earned that designation. The recognition at World Ag... more »

California growers determine options in wake of flooding

With the rains that flooded much of California since late December abating, growers are beginning the complicated process of calculating the damage. Norm Groot, executive director of the Monterey County Farm Bureau, joined experts from... more »

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