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California melon quality high, but markets sluggish

08/19/2014 5:54:04 PM

Melon growers in California report outstanding quality but surprisingly tepid demand for some varieties. Turlock Fruit... Watch Video.


Scientist tries peanut digger to fight nutsedge in organic fields

08/18/2014 5:34:28 PM

A machine used to harvest peanuts may help organic growers manage nutsedge, a prolific weed that can... Read more.


Flavor takes center stage at Sakata

08/14/2014 9:19:23 AM

WOODLAND, Calif. — Talk to most of the product managers and breeders of Sakata Seed America... Watch Video.



Industry forms the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Ag

08/14/2014 8:20:38 AM

Agriculture industry leaders have joined together to create the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert... Read more.


EPA restricts use of methomyl insecticide

08/11/2014 2:18:54 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 5:19:10 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.



Index Fresh to host avocado irrigation seminars

08/06/2014 11:09:47 AM

Index Fresh will host three avocado grower seminars on irrigation management in Southern California in... Read more.


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