Fruit Growers News asked several industry representatives to consider what the future might hold for the specialty crop sector as the new administration takes over.
It’s no secret that water is a must for produce processing plants. Whether the source is rural or municipal, the water must be filtered and tested to be safe,... more
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Western Growers (WG) officially launched the second annual Innovation Arena Competition, which will offer six agtech start-up companies an opportunity... more »
FDA has extended some of the compliance deadlines for parts of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and has issued draft guidance for a key portio... more »
This document is meant to provide simple, easy to follow recommendations for water quality sampling under the FSMA Produce Safety Rule for Agricultura... more »
Live sprinkler demonstrations at the Empire Farm Days, Aug. 9-11, will highlight irrigation options for all types of fruit, berry, vegetable and cro... more »
Looking out over thousands of acres of tomatoes, Miguel Talavera, director of East Coast growing operations at Pacific Tomato Grower, marvels at the n... more »
For over 25 years, Michigan State University and Purdue University have been developing and improving tools to assist in irrigation management. “Che... more »
Lower Michigan has been receiving less rain and now parts of the state are close to being in drought status, reports MLive.
A recent USDA drought s... more »
The recent winter’s rains may have provided some relief from the drought, but the implementation of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA will introduc... more »
Semios, provider of real-time agricultural information for precision farming, now offers two years of free soil moisture monitoring for their customer... more »
Israel is regarded as perhaps the most climate-smart agricultural region in the world. It has to be, with annual rainfall of about 17 inches (source: ... more »