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Food safety evolving for eastern cantaloupe growers

03/04/2014 1:30:27 PM

ATLANTA — Entering its second year, the Eastern Cantaloupe Growers Association plans to help retailers... Watch Video.


Report looks at fire blight control in organic apples, pears

03/03/2014 6:45:46 PM

At the end of the 2014 season, organic pome fruit growers will have to begin phasing out use of antibiotics... Read more.


EPA registers biological insecticide from Marrone Bio

03/03/2014 2:43:54 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency has registered Venerate, a biological insecticide from Davis, Calif.-based Marrone Bio... Read more.



UPDATED: USDA shuts door to potatoes in WIC

02/28/2014 3:50:59 PM

(UPDATED COVERAGE, 4:50 p.m.) The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s final say on changes to Women,... Read more.


Stink bug saliva sheds light on how it damages plants

02/27/2014 3:19:01 PM

Spit happens. But until recently researchers didn't know much about the saliva from brown marmorated... Read more.


Northeast's 'polar vortex' may not reduce stink bug numbers

02/27/2014 9:57:13 AM

If there was one thing good to come out of the nonstop bitter cold storms that hit the Northeast this... Read more.


Farm bill provision boosts bulk apple exports

02/26/2014 11:01:13 AM

Saving growers as much as $300 a truckload, a 2014 farm bill provision allows bulk fresh apple shipments... Read more.



Fly-In presses potato industry issues

02/25/2014 5:58:00 PM

Potato industry leaders are lobbying Congress and federal regulators on guest worker reform, highway truck... Read more.


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