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Kevin Watson joins Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement as compliance officer

Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (Arizona LGMA) has added Kevin Watson as its new LGMA compliance officer. In this role he will help to implement the program’s comprehensive, science-based, food safety standards. Watson joins Arizona... more »

NMSU receives $450,000 grant for pepper production research

A research team from the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University is working in partnership with colleagues from Texas A&M AgriLife Research to study issues affecting pepper production in... more »

Seedway names Western product and market development technician

Kenny Nakamura has accepted the position of Seedway product and market development technician for the Western United States commercial vegetable seed business. According to a news release, Nakamura is a recent graduate of the University... more »

California, Oregon issue stop use orders for Agro Gold WS

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program (FMIP) issued a statewide quarantine and stop use notice for the product Agro Gold WS effective Dec. 4, 2020. Agro Gold WS is... more »

Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Awards presented in California

A Fresno County couple who expanded their agritourism business during the pandemic and a vintner who has worked to raise the profile of San Diego County wines have earned awards for achievement and excellence among... more »

California Farm Bureau Annual Meeting brings review of objectives

Calling for “farmer-led solutions” to issues confronting agriculture, California Farm Bureau President Jamie Johansson pledged the organization would respond to state government actions on the pandemic, climate change and other policies. Speaking to members via... more »

Government, academia and farmers join forces to improve food safety

On Nov. 19, 2020 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the launch of a longitudinal study in partnership with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), University of California Davis, Western Center for Food Safety (WCFS) and agricultural... more »

California employers, workplaces face emergency regulations on COVID-19

On Nov. 30, 2020, the California Office of Administrative Law approved an Emergency Temporary Standard requiring new employer protocols for employers to implement to protect employees against workplace spread of COVID-19 which had been approved... more »


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