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OPN Connect Newsletter 287
Bridges Mexican Veg Program, AGCO Fendt Tractors, Hot Green Onion Market, OFRF Ed Session at OGS 2022, Market Update, and More…
As many local growing seasons around the US are winding down, Bridges Organic Produce is getting ready to shift its Mexican veg program into high gear.
New OGS 2022 Ed Intensive Announced: “Exploring Organic Research: A Discussion of Organic Grower Challenges and Solutions”
A two-part ed intensive featuring the results of two recently released reports on organic farming and an in-depth workshop discussing how organic farmers can address current challenges has been announced as part of the 2022 Organic Grower Summit (OGS) presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 30–December 1 in Monterey, CA.
Fendt, a German agricultural machinery manufacturer founded in 1930 and purchased by AGCO Corporation in 1997, has a wide range of tractors available for fruit and vegetable row crop growers, according to Cale Sledge, director of Western US sales of Fendt for AGCO.
Extreme heat this summer in Mexico’s Baja California, followed by Hurricane Kay in early September, played havoc with vegetable supplies, greatly limiting production of organic green onions and sending the open market FOB into the $40-$50 range.
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2. Rodale CEO Urges US House Ag Committee to Give American Farmers More Choice in Farming Methods
3. New Officers Appointed as Wolf & Associates Expands
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5. AgriLife Extension Helps Expand Global Market for Texas-Grown Organic Produce