IFPA outlines Farm Bill priorities, from tech to food safety

The International Fresh Produce Association supports recommendations delivered to Capitol Hill by the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA), including funding for produce prescriptions, specialty ... more »

Florida strawberry growers boosted by UF research

As far back as the early 1950s, University of Florida scientists have been studying how to improve strawberry production and consumption. The research hasn’t been limited to Florida. It has been glo... more »

Smart sprayer gets smarter, tougher

Heading into 2023, specialty crop growers are looking for any advantage they can to improve operational costs, satisfy mandates on chemical and water use, meet sustainability goals and increase health... more »

Assessing food safety of pears in storage

To help keep prices low and pears fresh longer, Virginia Tech researchers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are examining how fresh pears change during storage and how this information c... more »

Commentary: A cautious smile after Salad Bowl ‘storm watch’

After three long years of drought impacts, California has shifted climate gears into a monumental precipitation cycle  that has brought deluges to many parts of our state. Here on the Central Coast, ... more »

Blueberry convention hotel reservations deadline nearing

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is reminding blueberry industry professionals that the hotel registration deadline for their upcoming convention is approaching. The Blueberry Convention... more »

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