Water

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.

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Farmers help recharge groundwater

Farmers use the lion’s share of California’s groundwater, but they also do the most to rebuild depleted reserves of this critically important wate... more »

Flex, Bosch invest in CropX

Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC) and the Flex technology accelerator Lab IX have invested in CropX, a provider of adaptive irrigation. CropX plans ... more »

Programs govern Michigan water use

Farmers know better than anyone how important it is to keep soil, pesticides and nutrients on their fields and out of waterways – it saves m... more »

Ask the right questions before choosing water testing lab

Choosing a water testing lab to determine surface water quality to comply with food safety laws may seem straightforward. It isn’t. With the introdu... more »

Field practices can protect water from herbicides

As farmers begin to prepare their fields for this growing season, they need to make the necessary steps to ensure that herbicides stay out of surface ... more »

Morning Star Packing Co. fined $1.5 million for wastewater violations

The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Water Board) has issued a $1.5 million civil liability against Morning Star Packing ... more »

Nelson Irrigation launches new products in Pivot line

Nelson Irrigation announced the launch of four new additions to its line of Pivot Products. Nelson Irrigation introduced the R55I Inverted End of Pi... more »

Water sampling for Food Safety Modernization Act rule compliance

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Final Rule on Produce Safety. One area that w... more »

Center for Produce Safety selects BioSafe Systems for study

The Center for Produce Safety has chosen BioSafe Systems' SaniDate 5.0 and SaniDate 12.0 as participating chemistries in multiple research studies ... more »

Veto of WOTUS measure sends water issue to courts

As expected, President Obama vetoed S.J. Res. 22 this week, a resolution recently passed by both congressional chambers to show disapproval of the ma... more »


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