Saturday, March 15


 
  UV technology highlighted as an alternative to pesticides

The USDA recently showcased a new technology for killing disease and some pests with ultraviolet or UV light.



 
 
  Organic brand Nature’s Path to award 21 $5K grants to community gardens in 2021 

Certified organic breakfast and snack food brand Nature’s Path will support 21 community gardens with $5,000 each in 2021.



 
 
 
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Choose ‘organic’ fertilizers carefully

As the number of farms fully converted or in transition to organic production increases to meet a growing demand, growers in turn are demanding new input products that meet the strict production protocols, says California-based crop nutrition specialist OMEX® Agrifluids USA.

 

 
 
 
 
  Boston’s Green City Growers acquired by Tanimura & Antle

Employee-owned grower-shipper, Tanimura & Antle announced March 9 the acquisition of Boston, Massachusetts, based Green City Growers.



 
 
  Nominations for produce leadership awards due March 18

Now in its fourth year, the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards will honor 40 outstanding individuals making their marks in the industry. Nominations, which are due March 18, are encouraged from all segments of the industry – men and women who are demonstrating involvement, innovation and commitment.



 
 
 
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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.

 

 
 
 
  ‘No-kill’ fertilizer, ClimateGard, launched

Folkston, Georgia-based Johnny Appleseed Organic recently launched a new product, ClimateGard, marketed as  “the first no-kill, premium, all-purpose, organic fertilizer with sustainable packaging.”



 
 
  Organic Center pinpoints carbon sequestration practices

Organic agriculture’s proven ability to lock carbon away in the soil is a critical tool for combatting climate change.



 
 
 
 

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