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Applications open for United Fresh leadership program
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Almond Board of California election now underway
Voting is underway to elect two independent grower member and alternate positions and two independent handler member and alternate positions to the Almond Board of California.
‘Gem’ pear cultivar released by ARS, cooperators
Gem is ideal for the fresh market. It combines high yields with excellent appearance, fruit quality, and long storage potential.
Arizona leafy greens group improves food safety training
The Food Safety Training Kit is a comprehensive training tool to address safe food handling practices in the field.
Record 15 million ton processing tomato crop?
California processors pledge grower contracts for 15.0 million tons of processing tomatoes in 2015 which would be an all-time record if realized.
Want to become a California agricultural leader?
Applications are now being accepted for Class 46 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program.
Southwest Ag Summit-Spinach Conf. Feb. 24-26 in Yuma
The 2015 Yuma Ag Week will kick off with the academic Spinach Conference on Feb. 24-25, and will then roll into the Southwest Ag Summit, Feb. 25-26.
California citrus dodges New Years’ freeze bullet
Predicted low temperatures failed to dip low enough New Year's Eve and Day which allowed California citrus growers to dodge a fairly typical December-January freeze.
Survey: More Sierra snow, less water equivalent
The first manual snow survey of the California Sierra snowpack conducted Dec. 30 found more snow than last year at the same time yet the snow water equivalent as measured statewide remains far below average for the date.
NASS launches organic agriculture survey in January
Total organic product sales by farms and ranches in the U.S. continued to show substantial growth over the last few years, increasing 83 percent since 2007.
The World Ag Expo is Feb. 10-12 at the International AgriCenter in Tulare, Calif
World Ag Expo: Farmers' Lunch features AG Kawamura
AG Kawamura to highlight inaugural Farmers' Lunch program at World Ag Expo
Oriental fruit fly
Oriental fruit fly found in Los Angeles County
Oriental fruit fly found in Los Angeles; officials declare quarantine
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World Ag Expo announces Top-10 New Products for 2015
World Ag Expo announces 2015 Top-10 New Products.
Hass Avocado Board elects 2015 board officers
Hass Avocado Board elects new board officers.
New CEU course provides help to avoid weed resistance
New CEU course provides help to avoid weed resistance.
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