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Cover Crop Solutions
Check out our latest eNewsletter on “Cover Crops and Nutrient Management” – a close look at how to determine fertilizer needs, nutrient release, cover crop termination timing and more.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Since 2009, the Feds Feeds Families campaign has donated almost 39 million pounds of food to families and individuals in need. This year’s results far exceeded expectations: 14.8 million pounds of donated food went to food banks and pantries across the country. That’s 7,400 tons of food this year. Read more about the 2014 campaign!
Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co.
Pairing up a brief history of the Bartlett Pear and a recipe for homemade pear preserves – just for you!
Produce Marketing Association (PMA)
“While Instagram and Pinterest are great vehicles for the produce and floral industries, there’s nothing like seeing and smelling fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, and there’s no app for sinking your teeth into a fresh peach.” Learn more about why PMA’s Senior Vice President for Member Value Karl Smith is saying Expos Like Fresh Summit Still Matter here:
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Dept. of Agriculture @USDA
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UF/IFAS Receives Part of $4.5 Million in USDA Grants
The University of Florida is partnering with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the United States Department of Agriculture on two dozen projects to strengthen markets for specialty crops in the state.
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Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference
The Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference will be held January 7-9, 2015. The conference will host four concurrent preconference workshops, general sessions and breakout sessions aimed at helping Illinois specialty growers cultivate their operations.
Read More Online: https://www.growingmagazine.com/blog-7993.aspx
Helping Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced several steps that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking to address the increase of herbicide-resistant weeds in U.S. agricultural systems.
Read More Online: https://www.growingmagazine.com/blog-7997.aspx