Sustainability

USDA touts specialty crops sector investments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing in programs designed to support the U.S. specialty crops industry, including promoting exports ... more »

Growers invited to participate in drone workshop

The University of Arizona (UA) is scheduling a workshop designed to help growers considering using drones. The Easy Drone Use for Better Farms Work... more »

IFPA names first ever vice president of sustainability

Tamara Muruetagoiena is the International Fresh Produce Association’s first ever vice president of sustainability. Muruetagoiena joined the organ... more »

California seeks definition of ‘regenerative’

With companies increasingly using the term “regenerative” to sell their products, there’s also growing pressure to nail down what this latest fa... more »

Florida event focuses on organic food, farming

Florida Organic Growers (FOG) is offering discounted early registration to the 2024 Organic Food and Farming Summit. The event is April 18-19 at th... more »

Park Farming Organics earns Leopold Conservation Award

Park Farming Organics of Meridian, California, is the 2023 California Leopold Conservation Award recipient. The award honors farmers, ranchers, and... more »

Oregon potato researchers tackle sprouting in storage

Oregon State University researchers will use a $2 million USDA grant to help prevent stored potatoes from sprouting.   The research will ... more »

MarbleSeed farming conference scholarships available

Scholarships and volunteer opportunities are open for Marbleseed's 35th Organic Farming Conference. The conference theme this year is Roots & R... more »

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