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Senate committee issues new farm bill framework

A U.S. Senate committee has issued a new farm bill framework. U.S. Sen John Boozman, ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, has released a draft of a farm bi... more »
GFVGA Partnership for Growth Program

Georgia growers group launches industry partnership push

Working to bolster industry support, the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) has launched the Partnership for Growth Program. The Partnership for Growth Program provides GFVGA... more »

Produce safety center research symposium speakers announced

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) is promoting the names of the scientists who will be presenting at the 2024 CPS Research Symposium. The event is scheduled for June 18-19 at the Hyatt Regency De... more »

UGA study shows healthy school lunches aid children’s health

School lunches have come a long way from square pizza and fish sticks, and students across the board are benefiting from improved nutritional standards in the cafeteria. A new study from the Univer... more »

USDA updates pecan breeding and research lab

The Pecan Breeding and Genetics Program of the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) recently completed a $2.5 million laboratory modernization to accelerate pecan breeding through innovatio... more »
WSU researchers and students collect samples and perform honey bee colony health assessments in orchards near Modesto, CA. Photo by Brandon Hopkins

Honey bees at risk for colony collapse from longer, warmer fall seasons

The famous work ethic of honeybees might spell disaster for these busy crop pollinators as the climate warms, new research indicates. Flying shortens the lives of bees, and worker honey bees will f... more »

USDA, UGA break ground on new agriculture research facility

The USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new state-of-the... more »

Mizzou digital ag center opens

Addressing the Show Me State’s agricultural importance, the University of Missouri has launched a digital ag center. Because nearly a third of Missouri's economy is tied to agriculture, the Unive... more »

Data and novel technologies

Elina L. Niño, Ph.D., Extension specialist for Apiculture with UC ANR UCCE located in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at UC Davis, discusses how growers can best support honeybees during pollination in entomology and is an associate. more »

Ongoing honeybee research initiatives

Elina L. Niño's, Ph.D. team supports a number of stakeholder groups through a number of educational activities and by offering laboratory and field services. Niño’s research interests encompass basic and applied approaches to understanding and improving honeybee health. more »

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