Growers in California’s Kern County say their vegetable and fruit crops typically are starting a week or so later than usual this spring, but ample rainfall and plenty of chill hours during the winter should result in abundant supplies and very good quality this spring.
Groups such as the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas and the Border Trade Alliance continue to make misleading statements about the U.S.-Mexico Tomato Suspension Agreement in an apparent attempt to muddy the waters and stoke fear among other agricultural sectors in the U.S.
Food waste in the United States is an issue of growing concern and awareness. New projects are underway to divert food scraps from landfills and give them a "second act" by serving as animal feed. The recent
The Pacific Ocean surface contributing to the El Niño that has roiled global weather patterns has begun to cool, and the entire phenomenon may fade completely by June, the U.S. Climate Prediction Center said.
Land O'Lakes, Inc. today announced that Bill Pieper has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting directly to Chris Policinski, president and CEO. Pieper, a 12-year veteran of Land O