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  • New Book Focuses on Growing Vegetables in Rockies

    Jan 26, 2010

    Growing vegetables in the Rockies is challenging for many reasons, but Montana horticulturists Bob Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough have written a new book that explains how to do it. Montana State University Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Roving Farm Party Lends Many Hands

    Jan 26, 2010

    They call it crop mobbing. Think of it as a Digital Age barn raising, or Facebook-enabled farming. newsobserver.com Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • GAP and GHP Workshops in Michigan

    Jan 22, 2010

    An advanced workshop series on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) is reaching out to Michigan produce growers trying to tackle food safety certification, which is being required by regional grocery stores and wholesale distributors looking to source local products. Each workshop will… Full Story »
  • Senator Gains Sway on N.Y. Bill

    Jan 22, 2010

    The Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act was rerouted Thursday to the Senate Agriculture Committee, a surprise reversal that gave state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine oversight over a bill he has said "harms farmer and farmworker alike."Watertown Daily Times Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • N.Y. Farm Labor Bill Moves Closer to Senate Vote

    Jan 22, 2010

    Allies for expanding farmworker rights in New York scored a mini-victory Wednesday when the Senate Labor Committee moved the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act one step closer to a vote. Watertown Daily Times Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Alaska Potato Farmer Stores more Potatoes over Winter

    Jan 21, 2010

    A local farmer says his warehouses contain mounds of potatoes waiting to make their way to stores. KTUU 2 Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Organic Farming ‘Grower’s Own Conference’ to be Held in Twin Falls, Idaho

    Jan 19, 2010

    Certified organic farmers and others using organic methods are invited to attend a conference in Twin Falls, Idaho on Feb.12-13. The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides is hosting the Grower's Own Conference. Ag Weekly Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Potato Stocks Up 10 Percent From January 2009

    Jan 19, 2010

    The 13 major potato states held 235 million cwt. of potatoes in storage Jan. 1, up 10 percent from a year ago and 1 percent above Jan. 1, 2008, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Potatoes in storage accounted for 61 percent of the… Full Story »
  • BASF Product Named Fungicide of the Year

    Jan 19, 2010

    Headline fungicide from BASF was recognized as fungicide of the year during the 17th Annual National No-Tillage Conference 2009 No-Till Product of the Year awards presentation. The recognition marks the fourth consecutive year that Headline fungicide has been proclaimed the leading fungicide on the market… Full Story »
  • 2009 Data Shows Zeba Holds Water, Boosts Yield and Grade

    Jan 19, 2010

    Potato growers across the Northwest report improvements in both yield and quality of their 2009 harvest when using Zeba, a corn starch-based soil moisture management technology. In limited distribution since 2005, growers are amassing results that are making Zeba as common to growers as using… Full Story »

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