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Food Safety Training for the Organic Grower or Postharvest Handler - Stockton, CA at Stockton

November 29, 2016 at 8am to November 30, 2016 at 4pm
With increasing demand for food safety plans from retailers and new Food Safety Modernization Act…See More
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Organic Produce Labeling Webinar at Webinar

June 16, 2016 from 10am to 11:30am
Join CCOF and the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) on June 16 for a webinar on labeling your organic…See More
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OHP’s Triathlon Biofungicide Now Listed By The Organic Materials Review Institute

Triathlon BA is a broad-spectrum preventative biofungicide that provides control of many foliar and soilborne diseases in ornamentals and herbs.

AIPH Seeking Entries For Its International Grower of the Year Awards

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) is inviting ornamental growers from all around the world to enter the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards (IGOTY) for 2017. Last year’s big winner was Florida-based Costa Farms.

Take A Sneak Peek at Terra Nova Nurseries’ New Coleus Fancy Feather Series

A brand-new collection of Terra Nova Nurseries coleus varieties called the Fancy Feathers Series is now available to growers for online orders. The series produces narrow, feather-like leaves and offers a mounded habit.

What’s Good For The Environment Is Good For Business [Opinion]

Investing in technology to become more sustainable “always goes hand in hand,” says Abe VanWingerden, co-CEO of Metrolina Greenhouses. “If it is good for the environment, it normally is good for business over the long term.” That connection was abundantly clear in the responses we received to this year’s Top 100 Growers Survey. VanWingerden points to three investments Metrolina has made as good examples of how technology can reduce an operation’s carbon footprint and pay dividends financially. Its biomass system burns locally sourced waste wood — a renewable resource; its ozone water treatment system cleans irrigation water, reducing the need for fertilizers and pesticides, and improving plant quality and precision growing; and electrostatic sprayers reduce water and chemical use, and provide more targeted chemical applications. Other Top 100 Growers have found VanWingerden’s theory to be true, as well. Costa Farms’ investment in solar energy panels on three buildings at its […]


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