Growing News

Recording of Laurel Wilt and Ambrosia Beetles Research Updates Webinar Available Online

  • Aug 07, 2020

In late July, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences hosted a meeting in which they provided updates concerning their research projects. The recording of the update is now available online. 

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Ag Industry Members Encouraged to Comment on Prohibition of Glyphosate-Based Products

  • Jul 31, 2020

On August 5, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors will consider the prohibition of glyphosate-based products at their board hearing.  Members of the agricultural industry are encouraged to submit a comment concerning this potential prohibition

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New Agricultural Water Treatment Protocols Released

  • Jul 31, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have been working on a new protocol for developing and registering treatments for water used on crops prior to harvest. On July 30, the FDA announced a new protocol to reduce foodborne bacteria in agriculture water for pre-harvest.

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Free Weed Management Webinar

  • Jul 24, 2020

On August 12, the University of California Cooperative Extension, in partnership with the California Avocado Commission and the California Avocado Society, will present a free Avocado Weed Management and Biostimulants in Agriculture webinar. Learn more.

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UC Ag Experts Webinar to Discuss California’s Invasive Species

  • Jul 23, 2020

As part of the University of California Ag Expert webinar series, Dr. Mark Hoddle will host a “What’s in Your Orchard: Protecting California from Invasive Species” webinar on September 9. Learn more. 

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Fire Recovery Grants Available

  • Jul 10, 2020

In an effort to mitigate the effects of erosion caused by the fires in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, the Post Fire Recovery Project will allocate $320,000 worth of reimbursable supplies to applicants for their erosion control best management practices. Learn more.

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