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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FDA has just posted a pre-publication version of the 801-page final produce food safety rule that will apply to growers: "Standards for the Growing, ... more »
Dosatron International has introduced HM Digital handheld meters and testers to the Dilution Solutions product line.
These handheld meters and test... more »
EPA is requesting comment on a proposal to revoke all tolerances for the insecticide chlorpyrifos, in response to a court-ordered deadline. At... more »
Vineyard weed control, irrigation strategies and nutrient management all are key elements in effective crop management. Water quality concerns should ... more »
Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) Oct. 26 joined the growing list of combatants targeting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the implementat... more »
According to Michigan Farm Bureau, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay Oct. 9 barring EPA and Army Corps of Engineers' "Wa... more »
As farmers pump groundwater to keep their crops alive during the California drought, many of the state's aquifers are being drained rapidly. UC Agric... more »
According to media reports, a federal judge in North Dakota blocked the Obama administration’s water rule hours before it was due to take effect.
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The drought is tightening its grip on California agriculture, squeezing about 30 percent more workers and cropland out of production than in 2014, acc... more »
Along with approximately 140 other lucky IFTA members, I had the good fortune to attend the IFTA Study Tour to Washington July 15-17, 2015 which visit... more »