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Packer Apple Man of the Year known for optimism

08/22/2014 10:41:51 AM

CHICAGO — Although he’s known for growing apples and peaches, it could be said that Henry... Watch Video.


DuPont to sell Kocide business to Mitsui & Co.

08/21/2014 12:05:08 PM

Wilmington, Del.-based DuPont Crop Protection plans to sell its copper fungicide business to Tokyo-based Mitsui... Read more.


Pictorial test helps gauge children's responses to produce items

08/21/2014 10:49:35 AM

Even if a produce item is nutritious, it does no good if preschoolers turn up their noses at it. To... Read more.



Sun rises on new Web domain as organic sector grows

08/21/2014 9:16:23 AM

Research released this summer by Consumer Reports shows 45% of U.S. residents buy organic foods at... Watch Video.


Minnesota potato breeder dies

08/12/2014 10:48:42 AM

Christian Thill, the head potato breeder at the University of Minnesota died suddenly on Aug. 9. He... Read more.


EPA restricts use of methomyl insecticide

08/11/2014 2:18:55 PM

Registrants of the insecticide methomyl and the Environmental Protection Agency have agreed to mitigation measures... Read more.


Food safety focus of water report

08/08/2014 5:19:12 PM

The Produce Marketing Association and Western Growers Association partnered with the Center for Produce Safety... Read more.



Michigan State receives $6.9 million to continue native bee work

08/06/2014 1:16:26 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $6.9 million to Michigan State University to develop... Watch Video.


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