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H-2A program faces scrutiny under new Washington state measure

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on May 22 signed legislation that will allow the state’s Employment Security Department (ESD) to ensure foreign workers under the federal H-2A program have the support they need on the job and growers have t... more


Seican biopesticide distributed in US through Seipasa, Summit Agro USA

Seipasa, the Spanish international company specializing in the development and formulation of biopesticides, biostimulants and fertilizers for agriculture, and Summit Agro USA, dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to the crop protection market,... more


Latest trade mitigation plan seen as ‘insufficient’ by Western Growers

In response to the release of the Trump administration’s latest trade assistance package, Western Growers President & CEO Tom Nassif issued the following statement: [caption id="" align="alignright" width="184"] Tom Nassif[/caption] “We a... more


Lamar joins Bio Huma Netics as director of Humic Research

On May 1, Richard Lamar joined Bio Huma Netics (BHN) as senior director of Humic Research. Lamar has a B.S. in Biology from the University of Miami, a M.S. in Forestry from Mississippi State University, and a Ph.D. in Forestry from North Carolina ... more


BrightFarms to build Pennsylvania greenhouse with GIANT business

BrightFarms recently broke ground on a 250,000-square-foot greenhouse at Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. On Monday, May 20, dozens gathered at the construction site before attending a celebration at Susquehanna University, according to... more


BrightFarms hires sales leader

BrightFarms, a leading supplier of locally-grown salads for supermarkets, recently hired a leader of its sales. [caption id="attachment_17392" align="alignright" width="229"] Brian JennyPhoto: BrightFarms[/caption] Brian Jenny has joine... more


Vegetable, wheat field day at Texas A&M draws producer interest

More than 70 agricultural producers, gardeners and others attended the recent Vegetable and Wheat Spring Field Day at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde, Texas. The free event was open to area producers and the publ... more



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