FDA seeks input on water regulations, delays parts of FSMA rollout

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 evolves from cumbersome sprinkler applications

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.

FDA updates agriculture water testing rules

FDA has just updated the list of equivalent agricultural water testing methods. The new factsheet is attached, and also available online here. • Th... more »

WOTUS rule blocking celebrated in Georgia

Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black said in a news release Friday he “applauds” legal action to block enforcement of the ”burdensome” Water... more »

Agsource Labs offers GAP water sample pickup in Wisconsin

The 2018 AgSource Laboratories GAP water sample pick-up route service is underway. After two successful seasons, we’re bringing back this service fo... more »

Missed strawberries at Easter? Blame Mother Nature

Heavy California rains are blamed for a small shortage in the U.S. Strawberry supply over the Easter holiday. Local media in the United States such... more »

California to hear updates on water conditions

The California State Board of Food and Agriculture will hear updates by federal and state officials on current water conditions and the outlook for th... more »

Test your water during National Groundwater Awareness Week

National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 11-17, is a good time to test your well water. It's recommended that private drinking water wells be... more »

AquaYield co-founder named to Utah Business Magazine 40 Under 40

Utah Business Magazine recently named AquaYield CEO and co-founder Clark T. Bell as one of its "40 Under 40." The annual Forty Under 40 program ho... more »

EPA delays WOTUS rule until 2020

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of the Army (Army) have finalized a rule Jan. 31 adding an applicability date t... more »

Warming climate, drenched fields an issue for Northeast growers

Northeast growers are getting used to longer growing seasons and warming climate conditions, but spring plantings may be a problem in fields increasi... more »

Input pours into EPA for future WOTUS rulemaking

The EPA has started the process to rescind its 2015 rule regarding federal waters, and continues to gather input for whatever comes next. The 2015 ... more »

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