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A&A Organic Farms debuting expanded tomato line

This year’s Organic Produce Summit is a chance to show visitors the full extent of what A&A Organic Farms Corp. has to offer. A&A Organic Farms out of Watsonville, California plans to feature at this... more »

Sakata Seed America has strategic alliance with Floragard Vertriebs GmbH

Morgan Hill, California-based Sakata Seed America has formed a strategic alliance with major European substrate producer, Floragard Vertriebs GmbH, for exclusive distribution of substrates throughout North America. The alliance will be branded under Sakata Solutions... more »

California ranks No. 1 in agricultural sales with $45.2B

In U.S. agriculture, California is clearly the MVP in sales. According to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, California’s 70,521 farms ranked No. 1 in agricultural sales with $45.2 billion; this accounted for nearly 12 percent... more »

Misionero launches new produce under revitalized brand

Gonzales, California-based Misionero, a grower of organic leafy greens, is proud to announce the relaunch of Salade du Soleil, a unique salad brand Misionero created over 20 years ago. The line will include three brand new... more »

UCCE specialist Winter, the ‘Elvis of E. coli,’ retires after 32 years

He has been called the “Elvis of E. coli” and the “Sinatra of Salmonella,” and now Carl Winter, a University of California Cooperative Extension food toxicologist for 32 years, rocked and roll his way into retirement... more »

Colorado chooses firms for Agriculture Workforce Development Program

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is pleased to announce the first businesses chosen for the new Agricultural Workforce Development Program, which provides financial incentives to agricultural businesses, including farms and ranches, to hire paid... more »

Mart Produce joins with onion grower to consolidate sales, marketing efforts

Mart Produce and ProSource have announced an agreement that will consolidate the two company’s sales and marketing teams into a joint potato-onion operation. The agreement is scheduled to go into effect Aug. 1. Mart Produce... more »

Growers Express issues voluntary recall of multiple fresh vegetable products

Growers Express takes issues of food safety seriously and is issuing a voluntary recall of select fresh vegetable products in an abundance of caution and in the interest of protecting its customers and end consumers.... more »


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