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. • The produce safety rule landing page, in the right-hand column https://www.fda.gov/food/guidanceregulation/fsma/ucm334114.htm •... 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” Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. The U.S. District Court for the Southern... 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 for farmers who need to get their GAP, which stands for ‘Good Agricultural Practices’,... 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 as Pittsburgh’s KDKA-TV earlier reported that fresh markets were running... 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 this summer at its upcoming meeting on Tuesday, April 3, 2018... 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.... 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 honors Utah's up-and-coming... 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 to the 2015 Clean Water Rule (the 2015 Rule). This rule provides clarity... more »

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