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Ohio State University Extension announces joint agritourism and OPGMA events

Ohio State University Extension has announced the Ohio Agritourism Conference and OPGMA Summer Tour, combining efforts to provide valuable learning experiences while minimizing time away from the farm. Participants will gain insights into customer engagement,... more »

California Strawberry Commission provides research update

California strawberry growers and industry members gathered in early May for the California Strawberry Commission’s (CSC) Production Research meeting held in Santa Maria, California to hear from strawberry industry experts regarding key advancements in strawberry... more »

Kern County Crop Report shares optimistism on vegetable production

The latest crop report from the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) revealed promising trends for vegetable crops in Kern County. According to the report, favorable weather conditions and proactive agricultural practices have contributed to... more »

MSU’s crop report outlines weather impacts, crop progress

Michigan's agricultural landscape faces a rough start to the season with the recent onslaught of tornadoes and a mix of weather patterns, as outlined in the latest Michigan vegetable crop report provided by experts at... more »

Climate projects funded by MSU

In Michigan, four research and outreach projects have been funded through the new Agricultural Climate Resiliency Program. The program is a partnership involving Michigan State University, the Michigan Plant Coalition and the Michigan Department of... more »

H-2A wages focus of U.S. senator’s questions

U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff is launching an inquiry into how the USDA conducts its Farm Labor Survey in Georgia. Ossoff, D-Georgia, launched an inquiry with USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) asking for more transparency... more »

Love Thy Farmer event gives to industry, MSU

Cherry Republic in Glen Arbor, Michigan, is thanking farmers in collaboration with Michigan State University Extension. Cherry Republic is hosting a free “Love Thy Farmer” open house for farmers from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on March 1. RSVPs... more »

Potato exports’ economic potential detailed in report

A report examining the economic impact of the U.S. potato industry focuses on the importance of increasing exports. “The Current and Potential Impact of Expanded Potato Exports,” authored by economists at Michigan State University and... more »

University of Missouri starts digital ag center

Addressing the Show Me State’s agricultural importance, the University of Missouri has launched a digital ag center. Because nearly a third of Missouri's economy is tied to agriculture, the University of Missouri’s Digital Agriculture Research... more »

Northern San Joaquin Valley grower workshop scheduled

Growers can benefit from an upcoming University of California Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County (UCCE) workshop that provides information on water and nutrient management of tree fruit, vegetables, berries, nuts and other crops. UCCE Northern San Joaquin... more »

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