Erik Jertberg fears the disconnect from food to fork and how it feeds the disconnect of ballot box and wallet. “Without an understanding of where their food comes from, and what it takes to get it there, our consumers will believe in an ideological standard when they vote, but purchase the food for their table based on a free market economics standard,” he says.
At the SITEVI international exposition in France, numerous pieces of equipment were on display.
Infection causes limb dieback in Monterey variety of almonds.
On Target Spray Systems is now offering its electrostatic sprayers to the apple market.
The population of the pest eliminated in San Luis Obispo County is the 17th such eradication in California.
Although funding for RosBREED is over, we will continue to reap rewards of this research.
A research program studies the feasibility of growing organic apples in New England.
Researchers from Cornell University explore the use of a fixed sprayer system in high tunnel berries for effective canopy coverage.
Concerns about ethylene depend on the commodity, the temperature, the ethylene concentration, and the exposure time.
Apple growers, breeders, and marketers discuss how to know when you’ve found the right fruit.
Food safety certification for organic growers tops the CCOF agenda in 2014.
The brown marmorated stink bug is a looming threat for Western fruit growers. Here’s the latest on its progress.
Researchers try to explain why a large strike of European brown rot infected Montmorency tart cherries last year.
Learn the steps you can take to make sure your sprayer is effective at hitting and covering your target with the right amount of material.
A new sprayer promises to reduce the amount of crop protectants needed, limiting off-target contamination and improving cost efficiency.
A research team from Oregon State University is seeking out international parasitoid specialists to import and target spotted wing drosophila in the U.S.
Zediker is a grower to the core and says he is following his duty by being active in the industry.
The California Table Grape Commission has licensed Vintage Nurseries as one of three nurseries to carry the new Valley Pearl variety table grape.