Great Lakes EXPO

EXPO panels to examine food safety, inspections

Produce recalls are becoming too common. Food safety is paramount, and Ohio and Michigan are among Great Lakes states that will begin offering free food safety inspections in the next year. States are working to interpret the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) with regard to water and irrigation while beginning to inspect growing operations for other aspects of the regulation. A panel at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO will discuss what FSMA means for growers and how growers can take advantage of free consultations and inspections to improve their operations’ food s... more


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Bringing blockchain to the fruit market

“Blockchain technology alone cannot provide freshness, safety, provenance and recall capabilities.

“That requires data and capabilities from outside the blockchain.”

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Dates set for 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Daniel Weber joins Penn State Extension as tree fruit educator

Food safety education, training grants available in Michigan

Cornell University professor breeds new apples

DowDuPont files statement for Corteva Agriscience

Fifth-generation Miller Family Wines has new moniker

Georgia farmers face $2 billion in losses from Hurricane Michael

New York apple growers star in marketing push

New York apple growers turned out in force for a marketing push designed to help consumers connect with the producers themselves.

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New tech makes it cheaper, easier to track the cold chain

Over time, the technology has grown to tie together plant breeding, growing and picking, and the supply chain.

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20-year study examines yields of high-density orchards

“With some varieties, it is possible that very high-density systems would only have potential when orchard lifespan is short or when fruit prices are very high during the early years of an orchard life.”

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USDA provides hurricane victims – including growers – recovery aid USDA provides hurricane victims – including growers – recovery aid

Dave Corsi, Joe Pezzini receive PMA leadership awards Dave Corsi, Joe Pezzini receive PMA leadership awards

Industry veteran David Marguleas leads PMA board

Industry veteran David Marguleas leads PMA board

The 2018-2019 Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Board of Directors took o... more

UC Davis picks Global Plant Genetics for strawberry licensing

The University of California has entered into a master agreement with Globa... more

30th annual Florida Postharvest Horticulture Tour set for March

The Florida Postharvest Horticulture Tour, scheduled for March 4-8, 2019, ... more

Growers find assistance in following farm food safety laws

Growers find assistance in following farm food safety laws

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule is the first l... more

Industry veteran Bucci joins AgBiome Innovations team

Sunbelt Expo features look at hurricane’s impact

Pear Bureau Northwest coordinates conditioning effort

Vermont apple producers report an excellent crop

California invests over $100 million in ag conservation

Kissabel, the ‘Red Inside’ apple makes debut at Fruit Attraction

Valley Irrigation promotes Bob Campbell to global role

National tour shares up-close look at Cosmic Crisp, WSU hops

Dole launches refreshed brand

North American Strawberry Symposium set for February

Starr Ranch Growers showcases Juici apple


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