Never Stop Learning

  The best growers never stop learning. Of course, learning on the farm happens every day, whether we'd like it to or not. Forget to turn on the electric fence guarding the lettuce this spring, and you'll be reminded how quickly the critters will find it - and you won't make that mistake again. Other mistakes can be much more serious, and ongoing education is one key element in a productive, safe and profitable farm enterprise.
  Whether they want to or not, growers today have to engage in some types of continuing education simply to comply with existing regulations and ... (Read More...)

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4/18/2014 - USDA Surveys On-Farm Irrigation Practices

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducted the national Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey earlier this year. Farmers, ranchers and horticulture producers across the United States received the survey ...More

4/17/2014 - USDA Announces Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of approximately $66 million in Specialty Crop Block Grants to state departments of agriculture for projects that help support specialty crop growers, including locally grown fruits ...More

4/16/2014 - Stemilt Adds to Anniversary Celebration with Heritage Gold

Stemilt Growers is continuing its 50th anniversary celebration by introducing a new seal for select cell-packed cartons of premium late storage Golden Delicious apples. Heritage Gold celebrates the favorite apple of Tom Mathison, Stemilt's late founder, ...More

4/15/2014 - CAC 2012-2013 Annual Report Now Available

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) announced that the 2012-2013 Annual Report is now available on the website. The 2012-2013 Annual Report is a strictly digital publication that can be viewed online as a digital flip-book or downloaded as a PDF. ...More
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4/14/2014 - Free NozzleCalc App from Greenleaf Technologies

Greenleaf Technologies is proud to announce the availability of the free NozzleCalc app. Chemical labels are recommending specific droplet sizes, making it imperative to select nozzles for droplet size and not simply GPA. Greenleaf developed this ...More

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