Researchers identify broccoli genes that affect freshness

As soon as a head of broccoli is harvested, an internal freshness clock starts counting down. Eventually, that crisp, green broccoli crown wilts and yellows. A study published in the journal Posth... more »

Michigan carrot producers to vote on program changes

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Gary McDowell announced Nov. 22 that Michigan’s carrot producers will have an opportunity to vote on proposed program amendm... more »

Produce sales top last year’s levels, 16% ahead of 2019 pre-pandemic

Twenty months into the pandemic, fresh produce retailing remains in flux. Continually changing consumer consumption and buying patterns, high inflation and severe supply chain disruption and constrain... more »

APHIS deploys high-tech tool to keep Ralstonia out of US

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has deployed a new, high-tech tool to help protect U.S. nursery and specialty crop growers from a disease-causing microbe called Ralstoni... more »

Postharvest food waste addressed with research and education

Agricultural producers around the world are constantly faced with risks to their crops from disease, weather and pests, but even more losses occur after crops are harvested. In fact, nearly a third of... more »

Cornell reps named to NYS climate assessment project

To explore how the warming environment will affect New York’s communities, ecosystems and economy, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul named several Cornellians to the state’s Climate Impacts Assessment ... more »

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BioConsortia bids to make a mark on industry

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