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Melon variety combines flavor with shelf life

06/05/2014 1:19:51 PM

SOMERTON, Ariz. — Traditionally, melon breeders have focused on grower traits, such as yields and... Watch Video.


Grower works to breed a better organic sweet corn

06/05/2014 10:34:36 AM

A southern Oregon organic sweet corn producer has received a grant to help with developing sweeter... Watch Video.


Web seminar focuses on tomato powdery mildew

06/03/2014 9:39:36 PM

Although powdery mildew may not be the most devastating of tomatoes diseases, it nonetheless can affect... Read more.



Knowing late blight's origin could aid finding controls

06/03/2014 11:24:48 AM

Mexico is the origin of the late blight epidemic that caused the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840s,... Read more.


The Packer to launch West Coast expo next May

06/02/2014 7:47:53 AM

LENEXA, Kan. — Business should be a pleasure next May in Palm Springs, Calif., as The Packer... Watch Video.


USDA seeks further comments on genetically engineered spud

05/30/2014 10:11:29 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public comments on an environmental assessment and a... Read more.


Project seeks to improve farmers market food safety

05/28/2014 12:23:51 PM

Researchers hope to enlist smartphones, tablets and the Web to help farmers market vendors and managers... Read more.



Study finds consumers confused about local, organic foods

05/28/2014 9:55:34 AM

When it comes to the differences between local and organic foods, near one-fifth of consumers involved... Read more.


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