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Great American Media Services Ag Group named finalist in Eddie & Ozzie Awards

Great American Media Services’ Agriculture Group has been named a finalist in five categories of the 2018 Folio Magazine Eddie and Ozzie Awards, the publishing industry’s most prestigious and coveted honor for editorial and design... more »

WPVGA presents awards to industry leaders

The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) presented several annual industry awards at a banquet held Feb. 7, in Stevens Point. WPVGA Executive Director Tamas Houlihan presented the Associate Division Business Person of the... more »

Extension specialist Andrew Wyenandt honored for service to ag

Rutgers Cooperative Extension specialist Andrew Wyenandt was one of two individuals who were honored with Distinguished Service to Agriculture Citations by the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture during the New Jersey State Agricultural Convention... more »

AgBiome receives 2016 Innovation Award

AgBiome was recently named a most innovative startup by AgFunder as part of its Innovation Awards, a program created to recognize companies introducing transformative technology to drive agriculture forward. The awards are the first of... more »

‘Pumpkin whisperer’ receives Excellence in IPM award

Meg McGrath, a Cornell University plant pathologist based at the Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center, is an internationally recognized researcher, sought-after speaker, and well-versed in the solutions to devastating plant diseases. And for... more »

Asparagus grower wins OFVGA’s Industry Award of Merit

Former Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association (OFVGA) chair Brenda Lammens has been named the 2017 recipient of the organization’s Industry Award of Merit. The announcement was made at the OFVGA annual banquet in Toronto... more »

United Fresh to honor McEvoy at Produce Legends dinner

The United Fresh Produce Association will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Bruce McEvoy at the 2017 Produce Legends Dinner, Jan. 10 at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans in New Orleans. All proceeds from the... more »

UGA’s Culpepper to receive prestigious award

World-renowned researcher Stanley Culpepper, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension weed scientist on the UGA Tifton Campus, will receive the 2016 regional Excellence in Extension Award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). Culpepper... more »

New award honors Produce Marketing Association CEO

To honor retiring Produce Marketing Association (PMA) CEO Bryan Silbermann, a new award honoring his collaborative leadership style is being established. The new award was announced by PMA President Cathy Burns at PMA’s Fresh Summit... more »

Proposals being accepted for $20,000 ag safety grants

Proposals are now being accepted for mini-grants up to $20,000 to support small-scale projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural disease and injury. The National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health... more »


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