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International Year of Plant Health

International Year of Plant Health

USDA Illuminates the Jamie L. Whitten Building in Green from April 18th  to April 21st to Highlight Invasive Plant Pest Disease and Awareness Month The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is observing Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month (IPPDAM) and the...

National Weights and Measures Week – March 1-7

National Weights and Measures Week – March 1-7

The year 2020 began on a hopeful note – as all new years do. Very soon, however, it transformed into the year that introduced a “new normal” to the world as we know it. That’s why this year’s theme for the U.S. National Weights and Measures Week (March 1 – 7, 2021) is...

California farmers to share their soil health handiwork

California farmers to share their soil health handiwork

A group of California farmers will share their experiences improving soil health in cotton production by growing cover crops, reducing tillage, applying compost and other practices during an online session at 11 a.m. Feb. 23.