EPA

Vista Valley Ag receives Environmental Stewardship Award

Boyd Foster of Vista Valley Ag in Ririe, Idaho, received the prestigious 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award during the National Potato Council... READ MORE »

Farm Bureau, NASDA seek delay of EPA rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture  (NASDA) have petitioned the Environmenta... READ MORE »

Bio Huma Netics R&D director appointed to EPA committee

Rita Abi-Ghanem, Ph.D., senior director of research and development at Bio Huma Netics (BHN), has been appointed to a 2-year term to serve as a membe... READ MORE »

Manure application study looks at downwind safety

New field research out of Clarkson University in upstate New York is taking a look at how microbes can travel from manure application sites to downwin... READ MORE »

United Fresh 2016 announces keynote speaker

Kevin Brown, president and CEO of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (LEYE), will be the keynote speaker at the United Fresh 2016 Breakfast General Ses... READ MORE »

FDA seeking comments on raw manure as fertilizer

The FDA wants input from stakeholders as it develops the framework for a risk assessment on the use of raw manure and other biological soil amendments... READ MORE »

Retailers, suppliers to convene at PMA Fresh Connections

Produce Marketing Association's (PMA) Fresh Connections: Retail will connect retailers and suppliers through retail-based education sessions, networki... READ MORE »

Food Safety Modernization Act Preventive Controls rule now final

FDA said the final rule has elements of both the original and supplemental proposals, in addition to new requirements that are the outgrowth of public... READ MORE »

Alternatives to chlorothalonil for potato late blight control

Conditions for late blight development throughout Michigan are conducive for the appearance of late blight. No late blight has been found in Michigan ... READ MORE »

NRCS to invest $21 million in drought relief efforts

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest approximately $21 million in additional... READ MORE »


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