El Níno expected to return; drought zones likely to expand
06/03/2014 9:20:48 PMThe meteorologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture says it is “extremely likely” the El... Watch Video.
Knowing late blight's origin could aid finding controls
06/03/2014 11:24:48 AMMexico is the origin of the late blight epidemic that caused the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840s,... Read more.
Beneficial wasps drawn to greening-infected trees, psyllids
06/02/2014 8:23:49 AMGreening-infected citrus trees emit an odor that not only attracts Asian citrus psyllid, which spreads... Read more.
UC survey seeks information on drought's impacts on citrus
06/02/2014 8:08:03 AMWhat type of impact is the California drought having on your citrus operation and how are you coping? That's... Read more.
The Packer to launch West Coast expo next May
06/02/2014 7:47:51 AMLENEXA, 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 10:11:28 PMThe U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public comments on an environmental assessment and a... Read more.
Washington Fruit & Produce plans to double cherry packing output
05/30/2014 10:12:08 PMA new packing house means Washington Fruit & Produce Co. could double its cherry packing output... Watch Video.
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