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July 12, 2024
Farmers work to save heat-stressed crops

Crops across California continue to take a beating as California farmers work to reduce impacts of a lingering heat wave that has increased their cost... more »

July 11, 2024
Organic Seed Alliance calls for Organic Seed Growers Conference presentations

The Organic Seed Alliance is calling for papers to be presented at next year’s Organic Seed Growers Conference. The 12th Organic Seed Growers Con... more »

July 11, 2024
CCOF foundation launches endowment to keep organics going

The California Certified Organic Farmers Foundation (CCOF) has created an endowment to ensure growers can remain growing organic in perpetuity. The... more »

July 10, 2024
WSU, AgWeatherNet schedule precision ag open house

Growers can learn the latest in weather and crop sensing advancements in an upcoming open house. The Washington State University (WSU) Center for P... more »

July 10, 2024
New GreenScreen packaging certification

GreenScreen Certified, A new third-party packaging standard, has been introduced. Most of the conversation around environmentally friendly packagin... more »

July 9, 2024
USDA proposing altering import produce inspection fees

Imported produce fee changes are being proposed. The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is proposing altering the regulations governing the ... more »

July 9, 2024
New utility vehicles introduced by John Deere

John Deere has released two utility vehicles that are designed to improve grower efficiencies. The new Gator XUV 845 and Gator XUV 875 utility vehi... more »

July 9, 2024
EFI promotes heat safety during Extreme Heat Awareness Month 

In recognition of July's Extreme Heat Awareness Month, the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is urging agricultural employers and workers to prioritize ... more »

July 8, 2024
Ag safety center, UF release farmworker heat illness toolkit

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is partnering with a farm safety organization to prevent farmworker de... more »

July 5, 2024
Organic produce shows promising upward sales trend

Organic produce sales demonstrates a “promising upward sales trend,” according to a report by the Organic Produce Network. Organic produce grew... more »

July 3, 2024
4th of July summer cookout cost reaches record high

Families celebrating the 4th of July holiday will continue to find stubbornly high prices at the grocery store. An Independence Day cookout will cost ... more »

July 3, 2024
USDA increases insurance options for specialty, organic growers

Organic farming practice for apples, pears, prunes, figs, fresh and processing tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage, and almonds and walnuts are to see benefit... more »

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