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Plus: Millions in risk-management training available


March 13, 2023


 
  Strawberries, blackberries in plentiful supply with good quality

It’s boom time for organic berries, with abundant harvest and good quality from Baja, Mexico and Florida leading to promotional opportunities for strawberries.



 
 
  Up to $2M available for risk management training through USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making up to $2 million available for risk management education and training programs that support farmers and ranchers, including underserved producers, small-scale farmers, organic operations and climate-smart farm practices.



 
 
 
 
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Drammatic® Liquid Fish Fertilizers

Drammatic® Liquid Fish Fertilizers are derived from fresh fish scraps from the Great Lakes. Drammatic® Liquid Fish hydrolysates contain the natural oils, amino acids, and minerals found in fish and are OMRI, WSDA, & CDFA listed for organic crop production.

 

 
 
 
 
  Fall foragers: Mustard cover crops provide biofumigation

Growing mustard cover crops for biofumigation is a strategy that can help manage many soil pathogens. In Ohio, the practice can be used in the spring to help control Plectosporium before planting pumpkins instead of managing the disease with conventional fungicides.



 
 
  Cover crop survey seeking grower input

Farmers are invited to share thoughts on cover crops in the National Cover Crop Survey to help guide research, seed development and other actions.



 
 
 
  New summit to showcase innovation in biologicals

A new event is designed to showcase biological solutions that are available to fruit and vegetable growers to enhance soil and plant health.



 
 
  Produce wholesaler adds 2 veteran salespeople to organic team

Two sales veterans have joined the growing organic sales division of Maryland-based produce wholesaler Pete Pappas & Sons.



 
 
 
 
 
 

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