West

Western Growers applauds $4 billion for drought relief

The climate spending and tax bill, passed by the U.S. Senate on Sunday night, includes $4 billion in drought-relief funding. The funding, through the Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation, was one of the demands Sen.... more »

Industry remembers Western Growers’ Hank Giclas

Hank Giclas, who served the fresh produce industry in a variety of roles for 30 years at Western Growers, has died. “Hank Giclas dedicated himself, totally and fully, in service to the people of the... more »

Registration open for 2022 Ag Innovations Conference

Located 20 miles south of Portland, Oregon State University’s North Willamette Research and Extension Center is organizing and hosting the 2022 Ag Innovations Conference (AIC), featuring various presentations, field tours and a tradeshow. Started in... more »

Texas onion industry wraps up consumer awareness campaign

The 2021 – 2022 Texas 1015 Sweet Onion (TX1015) marketing campaign has wrapped up for the season. This year’s marketing program focused on raising consumer and retailer awareness through a variety of platforms, engagements, and... more »

Fresh Express shares food safety story through videos

Fresh Express has unveiled an insider’s look at advancements in its all-inclusive food safety and quality program in a video series that covers supply chain-wide critical controls and procedures from field to table. The video... more »

USDA program boosts local crops from California’s underserved farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding a program in California that will buy and distribute locally grown, produced and processed food from underserved producers. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the program July 27 during... more »

Revol Greens continues expansion with new Texas greenhouse

Revol Greens, the largest greenhouse lettuce grower in North America is moving full steam ahead with growth plans to continue meeting consumer demand as they prepare for the opening in Temple, Texas, their largest facility... more »

Farm nonprofit expands food bank program into East Texas

The national nonprofit Family Agriculture Resource Management Services (F.A.R.M.S.), has developed a new partnership with the East Texas Food Bank (ETFB). F.A.R.M.S. is a charitable organization that offers legal and technical services to aging farmers... more »

Current Issue

Field of Machines: Automation eases some tasks, but focus is on harvest

Locati Farms counters higher costs, supply shortages

Walla Walla sweets: Locati Farms counters higher costs, supply shortages

 UF AI center to push boundaries of ag research

USDA specialty crop, organic insurance expands

Biotechnology is key to crop improvement

Ajay Nair helps growers diversify production systems

Thoughts on regenerative agriculture

Robotics competition challenges students

Ag tech on display at European machinery show

Overcoming herbicide resistance, a global problem

Improve uniformity in your irrigation system

Hyper-local and the next generation customer

Pecan trees and a happy surprise in the barn

For ag employers, this lame duck session is key

 

see all current issue »

Be sure to check out our other specialty agriculture brands

produceprocessingsm Organic Grower