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Join the Canning Revolution
Making jams and jellies is a tradition with deep history and delicious results. But often recipes call for more sugar than fruit, turning what could be a healthy homemade treat into an achingly sweet spread. The book "Preserving with Pomona's Pectin", by Allison Carroll Duffy and the partners at Pomona's Universal Pectin, teaches readers how to make jam using sugar-free and preservative-free Pomona's Universal Pectin, which requires no sugar to jell. Read More

Valley Irrigation Appoints Ondrejko as Vice President
Valley Irrigation, the leader in precision irrigation, announced the addition of Matt Ondrejko as vice president of global marketing. Ondrejko is responsible for global marketing strategy and implementation, marketing communications, research, and product development. Most recently, Ondrejko was director of global marketing at Ridge Tool Co. Read More

Free OEFFA Public Tour Series
OEFFA has announced the farm tours and workshops that will be included in the 2013 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series, featuring free public tours of some of Ohio's finest sustainable and organic farms. OEFFA has offered these tours for more than 30 years, providing unique opportunities for Ohioans to see, taste, feel and learn what sustainable food and fiber production is all about from the farmers themselves. Read More

WSPC Offers IPM Supplies
As the potato growing season begins, the Washington State Potato Commission will provide free integrated pest management supplies for Washington's potato growers. IPM is a highly effective and targeted approach to pest management that combines numerous tactics to help keep pest numbers and disease pressure low enough to prevent any damage to crops. Read More

Final Call for 2012 Census of Agriculture
With the window to respond to the 2012 census of agriculture officially closing on May 31, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is urging farmers and ranchers not to miss this opportunity to be counted and help determine the future of farming in America. The USDA has already received more than 2 million completed census forms. Read More

Strawberry Commission Awards Scholarships
The California Strawberry Commission has announced it is awarding a record number of annual scholarships this year to the children of strawberry farm workers who are pursuing their dreams through higher education. From throughout the state's strawberry growing regions, 234 students will receive a combined total of $200,510 in scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year. Read More

Grape-Destroying Bug Found in Nebraska
A grape-eating beetle has made an appearance in Nebraska, posing a threat to the local industry. The green June beetles were discovered in Lincoln County. The beetles are related to the common May and June beetles, which turn up every year in the state. These beetles, however, are more of a threat to fruit, especially grapes. Read More

USDA Helps Out Cranberry Growers
Cranberry growers across the U.S. are getting some assistance from the federal government. "It was a phenomenal year in cranberry land," said Fred Prehn, a Wisconsin cranberry grower. "We had a big, big crop." The problem with this is that demand has not kept up with volume, and prices have become very low. Read More

America Doubles Blueberry Consumption
Americans have more than doubled their blueberry intake in just 16 years, buying more than 853 million pounds of the superfood, according to a report from the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. That is good news for farmers in North Carolina, where blueberry production has shown significant increases over the past five years. Read More

Freshway Foods Contributes Salad Bar
Freshway Foods announced that it has made a contribution of $2,500 to the Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools campaign. This donation will fund the placement of a salad bar in one of over 1,200 schools that have applied for support from the program. Read More

Retailers Focus on Berries
Berries are playing a starring role in many retailers' spring and summer online marketing programs. Grocers across the U.S. are generating high consumer interest, and strong, steady sales, in one of the produce department's most indispensable categories throughout the year in general, and during the summer months in particular. Read More

Grower Develops Cotton Candy Grapes
Table grapes come in many varieties: red, green, seedless, and now cotton candy. It isn't something most people would associate with the flavor of a grape, but International Fruit Genetics created a variety it says tastes just like spun sugar. Read More

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