Water

Commentary: A cautious smile after our Salad Bowl ‘storm watch’

After three long years of drought impacts, California has shifted climate gears into a monumental precipitation cycle that has brought deluges to many parts of our state. Here on the Central Coast, many areas have... more »

FarmHQ app monitors, controls irrigation

Farm technology company FarmHQ has released an app for remotely monitoring and controlling irrigation equipment. The app, which helps lower costs and simplify operations, is now... more »

FDA issues reminder on harvest, postharvest water rule enforcement

The Food and Drug Administration is reminding produce growers that the discretion period for enforcing harvest and postharvest agricultural water safety rules is ending. On Jan. 13, the FDA released a fact sheet that provides... more »

Storms damage California crops, farms

Storms bring water and havoc to California farms. While the water from the storms that hit California during the past two weeks brought some hope for agriculture’s water needs, it also damaged crops. The historic... more »

2023 federal policy priorities set by state ag departments group

The group representing U.S. state agriculture departments, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), is releasing its federal policy objectives for 2023. NASDA members, the state commissioners, secretaries and directors of agriculture, hand-selected... more »

Farm labor bills top list of new California laws affecting ag

Several new California laws, which went into effect New Year’s Day, impact farm operations and agricultural production in the state. The new policies relate to a range of issues, including agricultural exports, pest control, water... more »

Cover crops help Pennsylvania’s Anchor Farms

Cover crops and rotation are important parts of the formula for success for Anchor Farms, which grows vegetables along the banks of the Susquehanna River in north central Pennsylvania. Joe and... more »

SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference kicks-off

Vegetable Growers News managing editor Chris Koger is attending the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Georgia. At the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, growers are attending sessions,... more »

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