The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to the culprits — diseases, pests, bee forage avail... more
Irrigation of vegetable crops has a history driven by the reality that water is a finite resource. Emphasis on having the proper amount of water continues to increase.
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The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture recently announced a $2.4 million grant through its Agriculture and Food Research Initiative to fu... more »
The California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement's (LGMA) hand washing app is now available for download on Android phones.
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Researchers in China and United Kingdom studied the effects of LED light combinations on lettuce grown in hydroponic systems to determine whether the ... more »
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 t... more »
The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has published 2016 rates it will charge for voluntary grading, inspection, certification, auditing an... more »
Cornell University’s new Sutton Road Solar Farm, a 2-megawatt energy facility that will offset nearly 40 percent of the annual electricity demand at... more »
French agribot start-up Naïo Technologies is launching an international market expansion for its line of weeding robots for market gardening, industr... more »
Digi International has introduced Digi Honeycomb, a service that continuously and wirelessly monitors the temperature of perishable goods. The monit... more »
Decreasing soil pH, also called soil acidification, is a growing concern in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. Researchers and farmers have found ... more »
Two scientists have filed a lawsuit against the University of California, Davis (UC Davis).
California Berry Cultivars, a company co-founded by for... more »