Don’t miss this Thursday’s “Innovating in Challenging Times” webinar series with ChyrsaLabs’ Samuel Fournier! Fournier will be presenting ChrysaLabs’ soil fertility assessment technology and the trials they are planning in California this season. This technology measures, in real-time, soil nutrients and soil health, providing needed information within seconds to producers and agronomists with the same exact accuracy of a laboratory.

Chardae Heim

Cal/OSHA continues to develop guidance and resources for employers and workers to protect against COVID-19 and prevent the spread of the disease.

Recently, Cal/OSHA has developed guidance related to COVID-19 infection prevention in agriculture. Links to this guidance, along with other agriculture-specific Cal/OSHA resources, are provided below.

Cal/OSHA Agriculture Guidance

Cory Lunde

As of June 15, USDA has allocated nearly $2.9 billion of $16 billion in direct payments as part of its Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

Specialty crops continue to lag other sectors of the agriculture industry, receiving just $53 million (1.8%) of the total funds spent to date. Furthermore, the specialty crop industry has only submitted 1,500 (0.6%) of the approximately 275,000 applications.

Cory Lunde

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