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USDA to update GAP Harmonized Food Safety Standards

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is updating the Produce Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Harmonized Food Safety Standards for field op... READ MORE »

United Fresh hires new Food Safety & Technology VP

United Fresh Produce Association has named Jennifer McEntire, Ph.D., as its new vice president of Food Safety & Technology. She succeeds David Gom... READ MORE »

Flower borders help reduce mosaic in Russet Norkotahs

In recent years, there has been an increased interest in improving soil health through changing traditional agricultural practices. One way to accompl... READ MORE »

Study tests psyllids for insecticide resistance

A growing resistance of potato psyllids to the neonicotinoid classification of insecticides has Ada Szczepaniec, Texas A&M AgriLife Research entom... READ MORE »

EPA approves expansion for Luna fungicides

Bayer announced the EPA has approved an expanded label for Luna fungicides permitting use on a larger group of fruit, nut and vegetable crops. Once ap... READ MORE »

Counting all farmers for the 2017 Census of Agriculture

The 2017 Census of Agriculture is still two years away but, at the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), we work hard to continually i... READ MORE »

United Fresh announces food safety training courses

United Fresh is launching a new training program to assist produce industry members in complying with the Produce Safety Rule and Preventive Controls ... READ MORE »


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