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Potato officials optimistic Mexico deal coming soon

03/14/2014 12:22:14 PM

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — After more than 10 years of working on getting full access for U.S.... Read more.


New school lunch rules don't prompt less produce consumption

03/12/2014 8:14:50 AM

New school lunch requirements, launched by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2012, appear to be... Read more.


New potato varieties enter the market

03/10/2014 6:49:08 PM

With the rise of specialty potatoes in the retail world, several new varieties are emerging in the... Read more.



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.


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