Legal & Regulatory

New biofumigant registered

By |April 22nd, 2014|

A soil biofumigant developed for both conventional and organic farms offers a new tool in what is becoming an [...]

New herbicide — resistant crops

By |April 21st, 2014|

Both Dow Agrosciences and Monsanto Company expect to have new herbicide-resistant crops and new herbicides available in 2015.

Dow is [...]

DriftWatch grows

By |April 21st, 2014|

pecialty crops growers, especially those who grow grapes, will have new cause for concern in 2015 when new genetically modified field crops are expected to come to fields near their orchards and vineyards.

Are you the employer of choice?

By |April 7th, 2014|

Three apple producers look to mechanization to help deal with potential labor shortages.

Reducing food safety risks at every opportunity

By |April 3rd, 2014|

Research is assessing the food safety risks of tree fruit production practices.

Opal apple verified non-GMO

By |April 2nd, 2014|

FirstFruits heads off confusion with a GMO-apple that might be approved.

How to make every drop count

By |April 1st, 2014|

Simple changes made with inexpensive tools can greatly improve spray applications.

Organic apple growers are optimistic

By |March 26th, 2014|

Washington State will run out of organic apples this season.

Selenium is toxic to bees

By |March 26th, 2014|

Entomologists from the University of California, Riverside, have found that selenium can cause delays in development and mortality in honeybees.

Bees are driving pesticide decisions

By |March 25th, 2014|

The desire to protect bees is becoming institutionalized.