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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Dave Corsi, Joe Pezzini receive PMA leadership awards

Industry veteran David Marguleas leads PMA board

UC Davis picks Global Plant Genetics for strawberry licensing

30th annual Florida Postharvest Horticulture Tour set for March

Growers find assistance in following farm food safety laws

Industry veteran Bucci joins AgBiome Innovations team

Sunbelt Expo features look at hurricane’s impact

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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Pear Bureau Northwest coordinates conditioning effort Pear Bureau Northwest coordinates conditioning effort

Vermont apple producers report an excellent crop Vermont apple producers report an excellent crop

California invests over $100 million in ag conservation

California invested just over $100 million in a broad diversity of conserva... more

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

For the first time Kissabel, the new range of apples with colored flesh –... more

Valley Irrigation promotes Bob Campbell to global role

Valley Irrigation promotes Bob Campbell to global role

Valley Irrigation has promoted Bob Campbell to vice president & group ... more

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

Developing the next generation of hops and apples, including the much-antic... more

Dole launches refreshed brand

Dole launches refreshed brand

Westlake Village, California-based Dole Food Co. launched Oct. 15 a refres... more

North American Strawberry Symposium set for February

Starr Ranch Growers showcases Juici apple

Training checklists for produce wholesalers-distributors set

New packaging to keep blueberries fresh through supply chain

Women in ag say barriers to equality persist, removal could take time

$9.4 million set for socially disadvantaged, veteran farmers

USDA names Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

Hurricane Michael response information in Georgia

Nourse Farms doubles greenhouse space in Massachusetts

IFTA seeks applicants for Young Professionals Scholarship Program


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