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Baloian Farms facility expansion in Fresno completed

As the summer season settles in for Baloian Farms, commodity harvests are approaching the peak of the season, aided by the completion of a massive facility expansion in Fresno, California. Jeremy... more »

New Season, new beginnings for pumpkins at Van Groningen & Sons

With the year that we have all had, we could all use something to look forward to. For us at Van Groningen & Sons, that is the pumpkin season. The change of weather, the busyness... more »

California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement updates food safety practices

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board voted last week to accept several updates to required food safety practices for the farming of leafy greens. “Over 50 recommended changes were unanimously approved by the Board... more »

Wildfire disaster relief programs available to agriculture

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers disaster assistance and low-interest loan programs to assist agricultural producers in their recovery efforts following wildfires or other qualifying natural disasters. Available programs and loans include: Non-Insured Crop Disaster... more »

California fires impacting produce operations

California’s wildfires continue to press on as growers in the region watch and try to assess potential damage. As of Sunday evening, Aug. 23, the state has seen more than 560 fires, two of which... more »

Label to manage target lepidoptera larval infestations in California crops set

BT Now biological insecticide is now labeled to manage target lepidoptera larval infestations in California crops. BioSafe Systems’ BT Now controls larvae by using a novel strain of the bacteria, Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. kurstaki (Btk)... more »

Application period open for Top-10 New Products Competition

World Ag Expo established the Top-10 New Products Competition to encourage and celebrate innovation in agriculture. Since the first year, exhibitors have submitted their best new products for judging and have helped move ag forward... more »

Colorado connecting educators and students to food and fiber

As the new school year begins, the Colorado Foundation for Agriculture continues its mission of connecting educators and students to their food, fiber, fuel, and natural resources through the Colorado Agriculture in the Classroom program.... more »


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