Valent U.S.A. has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in San Ramon, called the North American Innovation Center (NAIC), that physically unites employees from its California technical center in Dubl... more »
After careful evaluation, the pear industry is releasing the first official estimate of the 2020-21 fresh pear crop for Washington and Oregon.
According to a news release, pear growers and producers ... more »
USDA announced Aug. 11 that additional commodities are covered by the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program in response to public comments and data. Additionally, USDA is extending the deadline to apply... more »
California farms, ranches and agricultural businesses will suffer billions of dollars in COVID-19-related losses this year.
According to an economic study released June 24, the state’s agricultural... more »
Ten University of California Cooperative Extension academics, including noted pear expert Rachel Elkins, are set to retire July 1.
Elkins, UC Cooperative Extension pomology farm advisor for Lake a... more »
Vegetable and citrus growers now have a new insecticide option to protect their produce from damaging pests. Senstar insecticide from Valent U.S.A. equips growers with two effective modes of action fo... more »
As of June 15, USDA had allocated nearly $2.9 billion of $16 billion in direct payments as part of its Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.
Specialty crops continue to lag other sectors of the agricu... more »
To better connect with the snacking category’s core consumers, Naturipe Snacks is unveiling a refreshed look and new products at the United Fresh LIVE! online expo and conference starting June 15.
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