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GAO study finds pesticide residue programs can improve

11/18/2014 1:40:04 PM

The Food and Drug Administration sampling program and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Data... Read more.


Stinky invading insect bugs Pacific Northwest growers

11/12/2014 5:10:50 PM

The brown marmorated stink bug has made an unwilling celebrity out of Joe Beaudoin as the first farmer... Read more.


NSF grant will fund improvements to electronic insect trap

11/11/2014 10:04:44 AM

Spensa Technologies Inc., manufacturer of an electronic insect-trapping device, received a $630,000 grant from the... Read more.



New viral disease discovered in south Florida zucchini

11/06/2014 8:55:30 PM

A new strain of tobacco streak virus has been confirmed for the first time in a zucchini field in... Read more.


UPDATED: Medfly eradicated from Mexico

11/04/2014 2:44:10 PM

Mediterranean fruit fly has been eradicated from Mexico. Ceratitis capitata, a type of fruit fly that... Read more.


California sets citrus psyllid quarantines in San Joaquin County

10/28/2014 1:39:25 PM

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has established two quarantines in San Joaquin County... Read more.


Odor molecules hold promise as citrus psyllid attractant

10/28/2014 11:29:51 AM

University of California, Riverside, researchers have identified several odors emitted by citrus plants that potentially... Read more.



California sets citrus psyllid quarantine around San Jose

10/23/2014 2:36:50 PM

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has quarantined a 99-square-mile area of Santa Clara... Read more.


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