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2014-06-19 04:20:43

WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Strawberry Commission has received a grant from California's Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR) of $298,472 for a cooperative research project to investigate ways to improve control of soil-borne diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119443 This grant will help strawberry farmers continue the world's leading research on finding fumigant alternatives. California strawberry farmers...

2014-06-18 20:21:58

Health Professionals Learn Strawberries' Role in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Encouraging children and adults of all ages to improve fruit intake and variety by adding strawberries to their diet, the California Strawberry Commission and Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) teamed to present registered dietitians (RDs) with substantial evidence to classify strawberries as a functional food - offering health...

2014-05-08 20:25:43

230 Students to Receive Financial Support for 2014-2015 School Year WATSONVILLE, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Strawberry Commission today announced this year's recipients of the California Strawberry Scholarship Program, helping the children of strawberry farm workers pursue their dreams through higher education. From throughout the state's strawberry growing regions, 230 students - high school graduates and those currently enrolled in trade schools and...

2014-04-03 16:24:59

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned plant pathologists Gerald Holmes and Kelly Ivors have been named to head research and development efforts at the new Strawberry Sustainability Research and Education Center at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. The Strawberry Sustainability Research and Education Center, a one-of-a-kind partnership between Cal Poly's College of Food, Agriculture & Environmental Sciences (CAFES) and the California Strawberry...

2014-03-18 08:34:30

New Research Illustrates Statewide Community Impact of Strawberry Farming WATSONVILLE, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the California Strawberry Commission released a first-ever statewide economic report detailing the $3.4 billion economic contributions of strawberry farming to the state. The report titled, Sustaining California Communities: Economic Contributions of Strawberry Farming (February 2014) showcases the positive impact strawberries have on local...

2013-10-28 23:01:07

California delegation to meet with members of Congress, according to Americans for Reform Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 With immigration the next big topic before Congress, top faith, law enforcement, agricultural, and business leaders are heading to Washington, D.C. from around the nation to push for reform, according to Americans for Reform (AFR), the group coordinating the effort. These leaders -- including a large delegation from California -- will meet in the nation’s...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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