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May 21, 2024
Washington conference previewed by IFPA

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is gearing up for its annual Washington Conference, set to take place in the first week of June. ... more »

May 21, 2024
NASS ag census congressional district profiles released

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the Congressional District Profiles and Rankings from the 2022 Census of Agricul... more »

May 20, 2024
FIRA USA ag robotics conference returns to California

Ag robotics is the focus of a fall northern California FIRA USA farm automation conference. FIRA USA is returning and is set to provide a convergen... more »

May 17, 2024
Organic Trade Association, Organic Center awarded grant

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) and The Organic Center are the recipients of $2.2 million in Organic Market Development Grant (OMDG) matching fund... more »

May 16, 2024
May farmworker mental health awareness month promoted by EFI

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), a farmworkers organization, is spotlighting Mental Health Awareness Month in May. EFI, the capacity-building and c... more »

May 15, 2024
Wilbur-Ellis hosts California FFA leaders

A group of more than 50 members of the California FFA learned about career opportunities in food production and agriculture through a tour of Wilbur-E... more »

May 14, 2024
U.S. sales of certified organic products near $70 billion in 2023

U.S. sales of certified organic products approached $70 billion in 2023, a record for the sector. Dollar sales for the American organic marketplace hi... more »

May 14, 2024
California strawberry meeting tackles pests, disease, tech

California strawberry growers and industry members gathered in early May for the California Strawberry Commission’s (CSC) Production Research meetin... more »

May 13, 2024
Soil inoculant released by ProGro

ProGro BIO has announced the commencement of its 2024 U.S. expansive in-field trial program. Building upon the success of its 2023 program, which e... more »

May 10, 2024
Center for Produce Safety symposium presenters announced

The names of scientists who will be presenting at the Center for Produce Safety's 2024 CPS Research Symposium have been announced. The event is sch... more »

May 10, 2024
Naturipe to participate in California berry festival

Naturipe Farms, a large organic strawberry grower, including blueberries, plans to exhibit in a booth at the 38th Annual California Strawberry Festiva... more »

May 9, 2024
Georgia Ag Labor Relations Forum scheduled

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association’s labor seminar returns this year but at a different time of the year. The Georgia Ag Labor R... more »

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