The FDA is proposing changes to how it will implement provisions of the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in the coming years, including delaying some rules and asking fo... 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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EPA recently released a final agency action on Michigan’s “delegated authority”—those provisions that grant the state’s Department of Envir... more »
In light of the current drought, many tomato growers are turning to water-efficient drip irrigation to increase yields and water use efficiency while ... more »
On August 15, a team from UC Davis, ERA Economics and the UC Agricultural Issues Center released an economic impact report related to the California d... more »
FDA has extended some of the compliance deadlines for parts of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and has issued draft guidance for a key portio... more »
South Texas agricultural irrigators have a new resource available to help them improve irrigation management and water conservation, according to a Te... more »
Irrigation of vegetable crops has a lengthy history, driven by the reality that water is a finite resource. The emphasis on having the proper amount o... more »
Live sprinkler demonstrations at the Empire Farm Days, Aug. 9-11, will highlight irrigation options for all types of fruit, berry, vegetable and cro... more »
Looking out over thousands of acres of tomatoes, Miguel Talavera, director of East Coast growing operations at Pacific Tomato Grower, marvels at the n... more »
For over 25 years, Michigan State University and Purdue University have been developing and improving tools to assist in irrigation management. “Che... more »
Irrigation of crop fields is a common practice in areas of the country that receive little rainfall or have soils with little water-holding capacity. ... more »