Water

Ag industry will watch Trump closely

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.

Measures treat municipal water used in processing plants

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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Water sampling for Food Safety Modernization Act compliance

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Final Rule on Produce Safety. One area that w... more »

Center for Produce Safety selects BioSafe Systems for research study

The Center for Produce Safety has chosen BioSafe Systems' SaniDate 5.0 and SaniDate 12.0 as participating chemistries in multiple research studies ... more »

California extends mandatory water cuts

The California State Water Resources Control Board announced the extension of water conservation mandates through the end of October. Urban Califor... more »

WOTUS measure veto puts water issue in courts

As expected, President Obama vetoed S.J. Res. 22 this week, a resolution recently passed by both congressional chambers to show disapproval of the ma... more »

USDA to host international drought workshop

Drought management experts from Israel and Australia will join U.S. scientists in California for a workshop in Modesto on Jan. 12 and 13. The two-... more »

Agriculture assumes huge stake in future water availability

Agriculture will continue to play a major role in the use and management of the world’s water supply in future decades. What are the realistic optio... more »

New pivot sprinklers garner awards for Nelson Irrigation

Walla Walla, Washington-based Nelson Irrigation's 3030 Series Pivot Sprinklers with the new 3NV Nozzle System received both the Irrigation Association... more »

USApple to review new produce safety rule

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 »

Handheld meters, testers introduced by Dosatron

Dosatron International has introduced HM Digital handheld meters and testers to the Dilution Solutions product line. These handheld meters and test... more »

EPA proposes to revoke chlorpyrifos food residue tolerances

EPA is requesting comment on a proposal to revoke all tolerances for the insecticide chlorpyrifos, in response to a court-ordered deadline. At... more »


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