USDA proposes to expand organic exemptions to check-off programs
12/16/2014 12:47:58 PMThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed a rule to expand the number of organic farmers and... Read more.
Apples may help fight obesity
12/15/2014 11:39:41 AMAn apple a day could keep obesity away, thanks to non-digestible compounds in the fruit. A study... Read more.
Web broadcast focuses on high-tunnel tomato diseases
12/10/2014 9:14:09 AMHigh tunnels offer weather protection and can extend a tomato season, but diseases may remain a concern. Focus... Read more.
Web seminars focus on spud sprout control, root lesion nematode
12/09/2014 11:10:36 AMThe Plant Management Network has launched two new Focus on Potato Web seminars: sprout control and... Read more.
Pilot allows schools in 8 states to buy directly from producers
12/09/2014 10:46:56 AMThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has chosen eight states to participate in a pilot program to procure... Read more.
New brightly colored spuds also pack a nutritional punch
12/05/2014 2:39:54 PMAgricultural Research Service breeders have developed released new colorful potato varieties that are higher in... Read more.
Guest opinion: Biologicals play a key role in food production
12/04/2014 1:46:04 PMEDITOR'S NOTE: This is a guest column and opinions expressed here are only those of the author and... Read more.
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