Crop Production

Organic sales $70 billion in 2023

In the U.S., organic product sales are increasing. The segment has hit a record, according to a report. Sales of certified organic products approached $70 billion in 2023, a record for the sector. ... more »
Equitable Food Initiative EFI May mental health awareness

EFI promotes May farmworker mental health awareness month

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), a farmworkers organization, is spotlighting Mental Health Awareness Month in May. EFI, the capacity-building and certification organization that partners with growe... more »
Comparison of embryo nest of Yellow-legged Hornet and ping pong ball (Photo credit: Jonathan Veit, Clemson University, news.clemson.edu/clemson-officials-asking-residents-to-inspect-homes-and-other-structures-for-hornets-nests/).

North Carolina Department of Agriculture issues alert for invasive yellow-legged hornet

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Plant Industry Division has sent out a notice asking state residents and growers to be on the lookout for the early-stage nests of th... more »

Registration opens for Georgia ag labor relations forum

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 Relations Forum is scheduled for Aug. 20-21 and ret... more »

Georgia group comments on H-2A rules, farm bill

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) is weighing in on the Department of Labor’s H-2A rules and the 2024 farm bill legislation. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rules fur... more »

Farmworker awareness boosted

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), an organization that works to protect and promote farmworkers rights, has characterized the fifth year of promoting Farmworker Awareness Week a success. Equitable F... more »

‘Spoon-feeding’ nitrogen to almond trees helps maximize investment, minimize inefficiencies

"Spoon-feeding" nitrogen to almond trees: Maximizing your investment and minimizing inefficiencies. ... more »

Buzz pollination

Buzz pollination A look into Koppert’s services that work in conjunction with honeybees to maximize efforts. ... more »

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