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  • Key Technology Introduces Manta for Frozen Potato Products.

    Jun 24, 2009

    Key Technology introduces Manta for frozen potato products. Featuring visible infrared cameras and Raptor laser technology along with new, proprietary high intensity LED lighting, high flow ejector valves and three-way ejection capability, this large capacity sorter, located immediately prior to packaging, assures final product is… Full Story »
  • Mexican Greenhouse Offers Homegrown Work Opportunities

    Jun 24, 2009

    Six miles outside Cotija, a huge greenhouse full of tomato plants is helping stem the region's decades-long stream of people heading north to the border. The Press-Enterprise Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Farming Jobs Picked Clean by U.S. Residents

    Jun 24, 2009

    It is hot, there is no shade from the unforgiving Colorado sun, other than the hats that protect their faces. 9NEWS.com Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • State Attacks Plant Bug in Sagaponack

    Jun 23, 2009

    In recent weeks, the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has been fumigating several farm fields in Sagaponack with pesticide gases in hopes of killing a tiny, durable bug known as a golden nematode, a very rare species discovered in the fields in… Full Story »
  • Proposed NY Labor Law Would Kill Business

    Jun 22, 2009

    The legislative circus in Albany is helping at least one group of people -- farmers who have been sweating the possible passage of a labor law they say would be ruinous to their industry. Times Herald-Record Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Farmers Trying to Cultivate New Image

    Jun 22, 2009

    Are farmers the new villains? Cast as uncaring louts in a major food documentary that opened nationwide Friday, conventional farmers already have seen their public persona trashed by bestselling depictions of conventional farms as places that abuse the land and the animals while producing food… Full Story »
  • Non-Disease Potatoes Nearly Double

    Jun 22, 2009

    A project to increase the use of certified seed potatoes and enhanced advisory services has nearly doubled production in nine years, boosting incomes and creating jobs in potato growing areas, particularly for women. Viet Nam News Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Potato Beetle in Eau Claire County

    Jun 22, 2009

    Erin LaFaive, Eau Claire County Extension Horticulture Educator, says “Knowing the lifecycle of these beetles helps to increase the chances of effectively managing this pest. This is true for many garden pests. Usually by the time your crops are affected from a pest or disease… Full Story »
  • Tractors Involved in Many Farm Accidents

    Jun 22, 2009

    Nearly 44 percent of all injuries that resulted in the death of an older farming worker took place while they were operating vehicles or machinery, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report of farming accidents from 1995 to 2002. The Herald Bulletin Click here to… Full Story »
  • Solution to Immigration Reform in the Details

    Jun 19, 2009

    Immigration reform is highly contentious, yet politicians agree on one thing: The current U.S. immigration policy is broken and the status quo does not serve the interests of most workers and employers, nor the broader national interest. The Christian Science Monitor Click here to read the rest of the story.

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