ROCKY FORD, CO — The Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation would like to formally congratulate Executive Director Zigang Dong, M.D., Dr. P.H. and Gail Dennison, Director of Public Relations and Development on behalf of “Paint the Town Pink” for The Hormel Institute on being chosen as the 2017 recipient of our $15,000 breast cancer research grant. [Read more…]
I work closely with a group of people who have spent over a year trying to reach larger target audiences with their organization. One of the demographics that has been elusive for them is the Millennial generation. When this organization first began to expand and branch out, they felt very confident and proud. By writing an agenda that spelled out their desire to diversify in several directions, they felt forward-thinking and cutting edge. [Read more…]
Training camp starts early in the calendar year for agricultural producers and entrepreneurs. While much of the production and operational planning for the season ahead has already taken place, the first quarter of the year is often catch-up time for strategizing about labor requirements and training. [Read more…]
There’s no question that winters in Wyoming are tough. But Holly and Jimmie Cassity, owners of Sweetwater Garden, view the winter months as their opportunity to prepare for customers who are eager to get back to anything green and earthy. [Read more…]
Dr. Amy Dreves, Oregon State University, says Drosophila suzukii, more commonly known as the Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) is destroying the IPM programs developed in the 1940s and 50s.
“The SWD invasion has forced a lot of fruit growers to drastically increase chemical applications,” said Dreves. [Read more…]