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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
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
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
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
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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