The U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking nominations for the American Pecan Promotion Board under the newly established Pecan Promotion, Research, and Information Order. Nominations are due by March 26, 2021.
In a brief filed Feb. 5 in the U.S. Supreme Court, the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board defended the state’s 45-year-old access regulation, a tool that empowers farmworkers to learn about their organizing rights.
U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman, R-Ark., Ranking Member, announced Feb. 23 that the U.S. Senate voted 92-7 to confirm Tom Vilsack to serve as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
The Eighth Annual Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit on March 18-19 recognizes the increasingly international scope of the produce industry, with a number of presenters from Latin America and a diversity of experience and expertise from California.