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EPA extends comment period on changes to worker protection rule

05/14/2014 3:49:49 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the comment period to Aug. 18 on a proposal to strengthen... Read more.


EPA OKs miticide for tree crops, strawberries

05/14/2014 11:42:16 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency has registered Nealta miticide from BASF, Research Triangle Park, N.C., for... Read more.


Stemilt introduces second optical sorting line at Euclid facility

05/13/2014 3:07:26 PM

WENATCHEE, Wash. — Stemilt Growers LLC is doubling up on optical sorting lines for its Euclid... Watch Video.



UC program promotes Zumba fitness to farmworkers

05/12/2014 3:23:37 PM

The University of California, Davis, has begun a new worksite-based health program designed to lower... Watch Video.


Idaho variety guide matches potato to use

05/12/2014 2:05:54 PM

With the increasing number of potato varieties out there, it's sometimes hard to figure out what potato... Read more.


Beneficial bacterium may curb Salmonella on tomatoes

05/09/2014 12:10:56 PM

Food and Drug Administration scientists have found a benign bacterium that may block Salmonella from... Read more.


Chelan Fresh expects more Orondo Rubies, rainiers

05/08/2014 1:01:57 PM

Chelan Fresh Marketing, which expects to start shipping cherries about June 10, looks forward to increased... Watch Video.



Blankets help keep strawberry plants warm during cold winters

05/08/2014 10:22:48 AM

Blankets don't just keep people warm during cold winter nights—they also keep strawberry plants warm. Those... Read more.


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