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Colorado offering free marketing webinars for ag, food operators

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is offering six free virtual marketing webinars this spring to help educate ag and food business owners on state-of-the-art ways to connect with consumers through the latest public relations, marketing,... more »

California agritourism coordinator Penny Leff retiring April 11

Penny Leff has spent her time at University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources working as a champion of all things that blend agriculture and tourism (“agritourism”). Leff first brought her creative approach to University... more »

Hydroponic tabletop strawberry approach drives project by three partners

Expectations are high for the first-ever Ocean Spray specialty berry pack which debuts this fall, backed by a trio of partners intent on elevating the category with a unique tabletop strawberry proposition. New Wave Berry,... more »

Ag interests seek more water investments in Biden infrastructure proposal

Recognizing the constructive elements of conservation, efficiency, recycling and watershed management included in the Biden administration’s initial infrastructure proposal, a national coalition of more than 200 agricultural organizations and urban and rural water districts said... more »

Taylor Farms acquires FreshPoint Toronto

Taylor Farms announces the acquisition of FreshPoint's Toronto operations, effective March 28. The fresh cut vegetable operation will continue to serve current FreshPoint customers and facilitate further growth of Taylor Farms in Canada. "We are excited to add our... more »

Willamette Ag property in Harrisburg, Oregon purchased by Orcal Inc.

Orcal Inc., Junction City, Oregon, has completed the purchase of the Willamette Ag property located at 480 Territorial St. in Harrisburg, Oregon. The newly acquired property boarders Orcal’s existing manufacturing site in Harrisburg Oregon and... more »

California LGMA has new board members; bids farewell to former CEO Horsfall

Several new members have been added to the board of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement. The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) board met last week to welcome new members, elect officers and bid... more »

Sakata on Colorado Water Conservation Board; steps down as CFVGA president

Robert Sakata, Sakata Farms, Brighton, Colorado, has been appointed to the Colorado Water Conservation Board and was officially sworn in March 10. The board is comprised of 15 members. There are 10 voting members appointed by... more »

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Living Greens Farm enlarges product offerings, distribution

Balance the costs, benefits of grafting

Snap bean variety key for flowering in summer heat

Tests for viral diseases a guide to identify ToBRFV

Pursue best practices for fumigation, building soil microbes

New technology turns trusted irrigators into multi-purpose tool

Studies of biostimulant benefits address questions

Riverdance Farms finds success with farm-visiting crowd

‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

National Council of Agricultural Employer column: Wage increases naturally lead to job loss – ag included

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