COVID-19

Farmers’ markets offered COVID-19 advice

As concerns about the spread of COVID-19 grow, farmers' market operators are wondering how best to respond. Markets are grappling with their role as public gatherings that are vital to food access for consumers and... more »

FDA is postponing most foreign inspections through April due to virus

The following announcement was made March 10. "Today, we are providing an update on the status of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspections outside of the U.S. in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. After careful consideration,... more »

Macfrut 2020 impacted by spread of coronavirus

Another international event for the agricultural community has been sidelined. Due to the progressive spread of the Covid-19 virus, the board of directors of Cesena Fiera decided to move Macfrut – the international trade fair... more »

International Strawberry Symposium called off due to coronavirus

The International Strawberry Symposium 2020 that was scheduled to take place in Rimini, Italy, on May-6, 2020, has been postponed. The following announcement came from the event's organizers on March 7: "This is to inform... more »

Current Issue

VGN December 2021 issue

Baloian Farms recognized for innovation, charitable work

Tom Ford makes solid impact on growers

Beneficials bring twospotted spider mite control on farms

Cyber world calls for diligent IT protection

Rain events change the fungicide schedule

Bee pollination impacted by off-farm foraging

Protein-based biologicals among trends in IPM

Water woes challenge Western ag

Specialty melon variety offers high tunnel option

Farm Market column: Worker numbers dependent on market performance

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Politicians must act for sustainability of ag labor

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