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Citrus
August 30, 2016
USDA Offices Closed After Unspecified Threat
Agency locations in five states shuttered due to anonymous, but serious messages. Read More
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Fruits
August 30, 2016
Farmworker Overtime Expansion Sent To California Governor’s Desk
Allied industries say new regulation is burdensome when coupled with increase in minimum wage. Read More
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Sweet Corn
August 30, 2016
Abbott & Cobb Forms Licensing Agreement With Syngenta
The long-term agreement involves licensing Abbott & Cobb’s patented SuperSeedWare technology to Syngenta Seeds for use in sweet corn varieties.  Read More
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Citrus
August 30, 2016
Scientists Fervent To Find Cure For Deadly Sugarcane Virus
Now spreading to sorghum, yellow leaf malady could infect millions of crops from Florida to Texas. Read More
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Crop Protection
August 30, 2016
New Biopesticide Available From BioWorks
Mycoinsecticide has quick knockdown effect and multiple modes of action. Read More
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Citrus
August 30, 2016
Monsanto And Bayer Merger Talks Advancing
Sources say companies have addressed initial issues from initial conversation. Read More
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Fruits
August 30, 2016
Minnesota Governor Restricts Neonicotinoid Use
Executive order issued to reverse, minimize negative impact on bees and other insect pollinators. Read More
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More Vegetables
August 10, 2016
17 Of The Latest Pepper Varieties
Check out this slideshow for more details on 17 pepper varieties you need to know about from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Fruits
August 6, 2016
Save The Pollinators [Opinion]
Bees need to be protected as these beneficial, pollinating insects have an important job: They help increase yields of both fruits and vegetables. Read More
Farm Management
August 6, 2016
The Path To Food Safety
Three growers of various sizes offer tips on how they comply with food safety protocols while giving their customers what they want. Read More
The Latest
Grower Achievement Award
August 31, 2016
Tasteful Selections Is The 2016 Grower A…
From tuber to table, Tasteful Selections and Bob Bender focus on vertical integration from propagating potato seed to growing and packaging on a year-round basis. Read More
Farm Management
August 31, 2016
Disaster Area Declared For New York, New…
Northeast has experienced a significant drop in rainfall this year. Read More
Citrus
August 31, 2016
Ag Robots And Drones May Be A $10 Billio…
A new report analyzes how the robotic market and technology developments will change the business of agriculture. Read More
Citrus
August 30, 2016
USDA Offices Closed After Unspecified Th…
Agency locations in five states shuttered due to anonymous, but serious messages. Read More
Fruits
August 30, 2016
Farmworker Overtime Expansion Sent To Ca…
Allied industries say new regulation is burdensome when coupled with increase in minimum wage. Read More
Sweet Corn
August 30, 2016
Abbott & Cobb Forms Licensing Agreem…
The long-term agreement involves licensing Abbott & Cobb’s patented SuperSeedWare technology to Syngenta Seeds for use in sweet corn varieties.  Read More
Citrus
August 30, 2016
Scientists Fervent To Find Cure For Dead…
Now spreading to sorghum, yellow leaf malady could infect millions of crops from Florida to Texas. Read More
Crop Protection
August 30, 2016
New Biopesticide Available From BioWorks
Mycoinsecticide has quick knockdown effect and multiple modes of action. Read More
Citrus
August 30, 2016
Monsanto And Bayer Merger Talks Advancin…
Sources say companies have addressed initial issues from initial conversation. Read More
Fruits
August 30, 2016
Minnesota Governor Restricts Neonicotino…
Executive order issued to reverse, minimize negative impact on bees and other insect pollinators. Read More
Fruits
August 30, 2016
Western Growers Opens AgTech Innovation …
Startup companies can apply to compete for ag industry resources. Read More
Food Safety
August 29, 2016
10 Takeaways From The Center For Produce…
A couple of the key points from the symposium include knowing the importance of sampling irrigation water sources correctly and knowing the difference between validation and verification. Read More
Crop Protection
August 25, 2016
Better Biocontrol Options Becoming Avail…
New bio-based solutions to effectively control weeds and pests are cropping up. Read More
Citrus
August 24, 2016
Meet Florida’s 2016 Woman Of The Year In…
Dedication to fostering the state’s farming future defines the latest winner of longtime honor. Read More
Potatoes
August 24, 2016
Fifth-Year Doctoral Student Receives NPC…
The National Potato Council (NPC) has announced that Justin Clements, a fifth-year doctoral student in the Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Read More
Farm Management
August 24, 2016
Swaying Views On GMO Foods No Easy Task
Featured speaker for the upcoming FFVA Annual Convention says tides are slowly turning in how people digest the concept of genetic modification. Read More
Fruits
August 23, 2016
New Insecticides Geared To Give Growers …
Check out three unique chemistries from several of the industry's leading crop protection suppliers. Read More
Fruits
August 19, 2016
Parts Of New York Now In Extreme Drought
Water deficits starting to cause concern for fire, water shortages in the Empire State. Read More
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