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Rimol Greenhouse Systems

Sometimes the perfect thing to do after a long day of gardening is to sit back and watch some movies.

How about one of ours? Check out our videos to catch up on all things greenhouse gardening.

http://www.rimolgreenhouses.com/learning-center/videos

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Seasonal high tunnels have emerged in the past few years as an important tool for farmers wanting to extend their growing seasons. Right now, thanks to a Conservation Innovation Grant from USDA, a University of Kentucky professor is studying them – and how they can be made more efficient. Learn more about how Krista Jacobsen is doing this! http://1.usa.gov/1qUyFxB

UC Davis

Love pizza? Chips and salsa calling your name? You can’t have either without tomatoes!

Luckily for you, California produces 96% of the country’s processed tomatoes. Growers in the Golden State collaborate with #UCDavis to keep up with pest, disease and water management on the ruby crop. Check out how research at UC Davis grows the confidence of California tomato growers. From #farm2fork, we got you covered! #CaAg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40I-x2xv2C8

USApples

Apples, “one of those underrated superfoods that are totally portable and incredibly versatile,” are great option for diabetics! Find out more here: http://bit.ly/1rw1n5D

Syngenta

A year ago, we launched The #GoodGrowthPlan, the most comprehensive and ambitious in the industry, to boost #farm #productivity, rejuvenate ecosystems and strengthen #rural communities. Learn more about the plan and the goals we’ve set to achieve by 2020: http://www.goodgrowthplan.com

Dept. of Agriculture @USDA

The sun shines on an Illinois farm as Secretary Vilsack highlights #conservation efforts http://ow.ly/BHbUG

Coop Extension @CESValue

Taster’s Choice: Why I Hate Raw Tomatoes and You Don’t Cocktail Party Physics, Scientific… http://fb.me/1kXfeW32J

CropLife America @CropLifeAmerica

How is the #cropprotection industry working to help #bees? Learn more about protecting our #pollinators http://goo.gl/LSeNGu

CA Drought Watch @DroughtWatch

These #cadrought GIFs will blow your mind! via @HuffingtonPost http://huff.to/ZutCtp #cawater

USDA Ag Mktg Service @USDA_AMS

Looking for a great overview of what AMS does? Check out our factsheet http://ow.ly/BHbRm

Produce for Kids @produceforkids

RT @Prevent_Obesity updated guidelines, effective 7/1, need a little help from parents & community members to implement

LOOK WHAT’S GROWING!

FDA Seeks to Make FSMA Proposals More Flexible, Targeted

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing changes to four rules proposed in 2013 to implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Produce Safety, Preventive Controls for Human Food, Preventive Controls for Animal Food, and Foreign Supplier Verification Programs.

Read More Online: https://www.growingmagazine.com/blog-7854.aspx

2015 New England Grows Program Highlights

New England Grows, the Northeast’s premier commercial horticulture conference and exposition, will be held Wednesday, February 4 – Friday, February 6, 2015, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Mark your calendars and register before mid- January to save.

Read More Online: https://www.growingmagazine.com/blog-7847.aspx

Growers Donate Fruit to Families Going Hungry in Drought

Despite suffering drought-related hardships of their own, a coalition of Central Valley growers and businesses has donated more than $100,000 in produce to food banks assisting families affected by the drought.

Read More Online: https://www.growingmagazine.com/blog-7793.aspx