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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

Nutrient application, such as nitrogen application, is undoubtedly one of the most important “make or break” economic and environmental decisions almond growers make. Not only can nitrog... more »

Buzz pollination

Buzz pollination A look into Koppert’s services that work in conjunction with honeybees to maximize efforts. ... more »
Leger & Son, a family operation of pecan growers.

Leger & Son hedges to protect pecan groves from hurricanes

Leger & Son implements sustainable practices that have allowed this third-generation Georgia, family operation grow pecans for nearly six decades. ... more »

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