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Jason Resnick has been promoted by Western Growers

Western Growers’ veteran Jason Resnick has been promoted to senior vice president and general counsel. “Over the past 17 years, Jason has demonstrated an unrivaled commitment to Western Growers... more »

Sun World opens new Center for Innovation

For more than three decades, Bakersfield, California-based Sun World researchers have worked diligently to develop new and more flavorful fruits and vegetables. Beginning this month, they now have an impressive new home from which to... more »

Reports say Grimmway Farms purchased by asset managers

Bakersfield, California-based carrots giant Grimmway Farms said Nov. 25 it has reached an agreement to sell to an Indiana conglomerate that focuses on agricultural investments. According to a story by Bakersfield.com, the buyer is Teays... more »

Low food-safety risk at northern California farmers’ markets

A new study by UC Davis researchers finds a low risk of contamination of foodborne pathogens on produce and meat at northern California certified farmers' markets, but still finds cause for some concern. The study, published in... more »

Denver-based Veterans to Farmers sets up veterans for success

For some, the transition from serving in the United States Armed Forces to civilian life can be difficult. But one Denver organization is helping its members find purpose post-military. Veterans to Farmers is on a mission to... more »

FDA partners with California entities to enhance food safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing the launch of a multi-year study to improve food safety through enhanced understanding of the ecology of human pathogens in the environment that may cause foodborne illness... more »

Agricultural information easier to find on new Colorado website

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) launched a new website Nov. 18 to better serve the hundreds of thousands of visitors who access the Department’s site for ag-related information, data, license renewals, public meeting schedules,... more »

Conference: CEA crop production for new, experienced growers

Professional advice on growing thriving specialty crops in controlled environments is available for free at the second annual Urban Agriculture Controlled Environment Conference online Dec. 3. The event is led by research faculty and specialists... more »


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