Legal & Regulatory

Tree Fruit Research Commission releases new cherry pesticide study

By |July 21st, 2016|

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For growers looking to export, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has released a new study of residues on cherries

Simple steps for water sampling

By |July 13th, 2016|

Researchers are educating packing house operators and growers about proper water sampling methods in orchards and vineyards.

Water sampling 101

By |July 13th, 2016|

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In a recent interview with Good Fruit Grower, UC-Davis researchers Melissa Partyka, Ronald Bond and Jennifer Chase offered tips to

Pennsylvania expands spotted lanternfly quarantine

By |July 11th, 2016|

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The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has expanded a spotted lanternfly quarantine to include more townships and two boroughs in Lehigh

State finalizes rules to kill maggots before shipping compost

By |July 8th, 2016|

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Washington state regulators have finalized special permit requirements for composters seeking to transport feed stocks outside the apple maggot quarantine

Senate passes GMO labelling bill; next it goes to the House

By |July 8th, 2016|

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A bill that would establish a nationwide requirement for labelling of genetically-modified ingredients in food has passed the U.S. Senate.

Reinventing the string thinner (Video)

By |July 7th, 2016|

California cling peach grower modifies Darwin for nonplanar orchards.

Check up on farm labor rules

By |June 28th, 2016|

After recent court ruling, more growers will need farm labor contractor licenses even for workers they don’t directly hire.

Are your bins sanitary?

By |June 28th, 2016|

Promising options for wooden and plastic bins’ "cleanability" were identified in study.

Meet candidates for WSU’s “crucial” Food Safety Specialist position

By |June 16th, 2016|

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WSU is inviting growers and others to participate in the selection of its Food Safety Specialist.

Here is the announcement:
During the

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