California set to receive $11.7M in Produce Safety Rule funding

The California Department of Food and Agriculture was recently awarded $11.7 million for state-level implementation of the Produce Safety Rule under ... READ MORE »

United Fresh adds preventive controls training program

United Fresh has created the Preventive Controls for Human Food Qualified Individual Training Program. Using model plans created by a team of expert... READ MORE »

Collaborative report on ag research released

A collaborative report, "Retaking the Field: The Case for a Surge in Agricultural Research," from 13 partnering universities and the Supporters of Agr... READ MORE »

Potato pest alert: tuberworms

Potato tuberworm moths were found in traps at 42 percent of the fields monitored by Washington State University. The maps below compare potato tuberwo... READ MORE »

More than $14.5 million for plant research

USDA has awarded more than $14.5 million in grants to support research into plant health, production and resilience. These grants were made through th... READ MORE »

$130 million available for foundational ag research

The USDA is making $130 million in funding available for research, education, and extension projects to support sustainable, productive and economical... READ MORE »

Zhu joins BioConsortia

BioConsortia has appointed Hong Zhu as senior vice president of lead development and manufacturing.Zhu comes to BioConsortia from Bayer, where he was ... READ MORE »

Rutgers hosts FSMA training in preventive controls

The Rutgers Food Innovation Center (FIC) has scheduled training in Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCHF) at the Kearny Point Industrial Park on Ju... READ MORE »

NPC, ag groups request meeting on FSMA

The National Potato Council (NPC) joined 21 agriculture and produce groups in a letter to FDA's Deputy Commissioner Mike Taylor and his successor Step... READ MORE »

Colorado potato growers donate salad bars

The Durango School District 9-R was the recipient of nine salad bars as part of the Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools initiative. Between the Colorado ... READ MORE »

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