A new video produced by the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement and the STOP Foodborne Illness organization is designed to educate agricultural workers on the front lines – including fields and processing facilities – on ways to further improve food safety....More
CDFA grant program designed to enhance the competitiveness of California specialty crops, including fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture)....More
After five years of renovation, the newly-remodeled 39-year-old Mariposa Land Port of Entry - the fourth busiest land port of entry in the U.S. - opened Oct. 15. Billed as the “Port of the Future," the port is located at Nogales, Ariz. and Nogales, Mexico....More
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has updated its website to provide easier access to news, information, and resources on leafy greens food safety and the LGMA program created in 2007....More
The Bagrada bug, Bagrada hilaris (Burmeister), is an invasive hemipteran insect first reported in California in Los Angeles County in 2008 and has now spread to about 17 other counties and continues to march northward....More
Bayer CropScience sees positive long-term market development in North America and is committing significant resources to spur the additional growth.
The company sees future growth driven by increasing and sustained demand from customers for improved seeds and innovative crop protection products.
Bayer CropScience seeks to better leverage its full research and development capabilities by consolidating and expanding its global research and development organization, including a new site in West Sacramento, Calif. which opened in early September....More