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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 9:16:22 AM

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


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 5:19:11 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.


Researchers find new marmorated stink bug attractant

07/16/2014 5:34:09 PM

U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers have deciphered chemical pheromones emitted by the brown marmorated stink... Read more.


Using calcium chloride makes pickling brine more earth friendly

07/07/2014 8:04:08 PM

U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers have found a way to replace much of the salt in pickling... Read more.



Andean spud beefs up production in response to tuber moths

06/25/2014 10:53:41 AM

Tuber moths, long a bane of potato growers, may actually hold the potential to increase yields. Cornell... Read more.


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