From the editors of Growing Magazine | June 26, 2012
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Growing on PA Farm Country Radio!
Editor Bob M. Montgomery chatted with Dave Williams of Pennsylvania Farm Country Radio Network and American Farm Country Radio Network! We discussed the upcoming July issue of magazine, producer challenges on the horizon and more. Follow the link to listen to the segment! Listen Here.

PASA Appoints Director of Finance & Operations
The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Carrie Ryan as its new Director of Finance and Operations. Read More

Lipman Named Migrant Agribusiness Partner of the Year
Lipman, North America's largest field tomato grower, was recently named 2012 Agribusiness Partner of the Year by Collier County Public Schools (CCPS). Read More

Syngenta Announces $5,000 Almond
Scholarship for CA Students

Continuing its investment in the future of agriculture, Syngenta is sponsoring the Syngenta Almond Scholarship program for the third year. Applications are currently being accepted online and via mail. Read More

Organic Strawberry Production Manual,
Live Facebook Chat

The University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources just published a brand new Organic Strawberry Production Manual. UC ANR will also host a live Facebook group chat with the manual's technical editors, Steve Koike and Mark Bolda on Tuesday, July 10, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Read More

Tips for Proper Pruning of Berry Bushes
Berry bushes such as raspberries and blackberries are generally referred to as "brambles". By knowing a few facts on how they grow, you will be able to prune them easily, keeping your berry patch productive for many years. Read More

SEEDWAY Introduces New eCommerce Website
SEEDWAY has launched the new eCommerce area of its website. The recently live area features enhancements for the online purchase of commercial, untreated and organic vegetable seed. Read More

New Faces at Tulare's International Agri-Center
The International Agri-Center announced that it has named three new staff members whose responsibilities will include show operations, sponsorship and special events. Read More

Beretti Joins SureHarvest's Professional Services Team
SureHarvest announced today the addition of Melanie Beretti to the company's Professional Services Team. She has extensive experience working one-on-one with growers as well as with multi-stakeholder initiatives to address complex resource management issues. Read More

LINKFresh Inc. Announces New CEO
LINKFresh Inc., the California based subsidiary of Anglia Business Solutions, has named Robert Frost as Group Chief Executive Officer. Frost is tasked with overseeing the launch of LINKFresh, the company's fresh produce business management ERP solution, into the US market. Read More

WSPC Announces New Director of Marketing and Industry Affairs
The Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) is pleased to announce the recent addition of Ryan Holterhoff to their organization as the Director of Marketing and Industry Affairs. Read More

USDA's Pesticide Data Program Report Reaffirms the Safety of Fruit, Veg
Joe Pezzini, COO of Ocean Mist Farms in Castroville, Calif., member of Produce Marketing Association's board of directors and chairman of PMA's Food Safety, Science and Technology Committee, has issued a statement in response to the release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Pesticide Data Program report. Read More


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