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
Valley Irrigation has promoted Bob Campbell to vice president & group controller. In his new role, he is responsible for managing the Global Irri... more »
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and a broad coalition of business groups on Sept. 26 asked a federal district court in Georgia to expand it... more »
A towering, craggy old McIntosh tree in the center of the orchard at Red Apple Farm in Phillipston, Massachusetts, has weathered 113 winters, borne ma... more »
Mountain snowpack is a primary source of water for the arid western United States. This region, which includes Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, N... more »
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded seven grants for research that will provide... more »
State and local officials will address the California State Board of Food and Agriculture on issues related to the Sustainable Groundwater Management ... more »
Manufacturers, farmers and other industry groups plan to appeal a federal court decision that reinstated in 26 states an Obama-era rule that defined w... more »
FDA has just updated the list of equivalent agricultural water testing methods. The new factsheet is attached, and also available online here.
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The American Farm Bureau Federation, together with a broad coalition of other farm and business groups, has filed a brief in support of 13 states chal... more »
Federal and state officials will give updates on current California water conditions and the outlook for this summer at an upcoming meeting of the Cal... more »