awards

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 »

Tanimura & Antle recognized for new employee housing

Tanimura & Antle and the County of Monterey were recognized at The Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEC) Second Annual Regional Economic Summit for working together to develop the “Spreckels Crossing” farm employee housing community. [caption... more »

FreshTech Achievement Award open for nominations

The United Fresh Produce Association is now taking nominations for its first FreshTech Achievement Award, to be presented to a company or individual in recognition of outstanding technical achievement to advance the fresh produce industry. “The United... more »

United Fresh to honor Rick and Tonya Antle

The United Fresh Produce Association will honor Rick and Tonya Antle with its Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Produce Legends Dinner during the United Fresh Midwinter Leadership Forum, January 12-14, at the La Quinta... more »

Syngenta plant biotech pioneer honored by USDA

Mary-Dell Chilton, a distinguished science fellow at Syngenta, was honored as an inductee into the USDA Hall of Heroes in Washington, D.C. with USDA secretary Tom Vilsack presiding. Established in September 2000, the USDA Hall... more »

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ASTA helps sow the future of seed technology

Annual VGN Seed Showcase

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