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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 »

Strawberries lead the way as top crop in Ventura County, California

Ventura County, California, Agricultural Commissioner Edmund E. Williams on July 28 released the 2019 Ventura County Crop and Livestock Report. According to Williams, the report reflects gross values only and does not represent the net return... more »

Syngenta offering field days with live, digital cucurbits event

No travel, no problem. To ensure growers, seed distributors and partners along the value chain are still equipped with the latest products and innovations despite pandemic-related restrictions, Syngenta Vegetable Seeds is creating its first live,... more »

US Sen. Cory Gardner meets with Colorado produce growers

Northern Colorado produce growers had a chance to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on their operations with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardener, R-Colorado, on Aug. 8. The visit was hosted by Colorado Fruit & Vegetable... more »

Protection from excessive weather impacts offered by Cultiva

Farmers and scientists worldwide are working on technology to help mitigate the effects of environmental stress on fruit and vegetable crops. Breakthrough technologies from Cultiva are providing peace of mind, higher yields and longer shelf... more »

CFAP payment limits hinder specialty crop producers, study finds

A study recently conducted by the Agricultural & Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University found that the payment limits imposed by the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) would have varying impacts across the country, but Specialty Crop... more »

Salmonella outbreak linked to Thomson International red onions

CDC, several states, and FDA continue to investigate a rapidly growing outbreak of salmonella Newport infections. Red onions have been identified as the likely source. An update is posted here: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/newport-07-20/index.html. Key points: CDC is advising consumers, restaurants,... more »

Experience of workers during pandemic outlined in California report

The COVID-19 Farmworker Study Team announced in July the completion of statewide survey of more than 900 farmworkers in California, which provides unique insights into the experience of these essential workers during the pandemic. According... more »

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