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

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.

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

The next GMO apple

By |June 3rd, 2016|

Arctic Golden Delicious set to be the first commercial crop of genetically modified apples, plans are underway for an Arctic Fuji.

DeVaney: Moving forward on FSMA

By |May 4th, 2016|

A Good Point by Jon DeVaney, WSTFA president

Monitoring the dump tank

By |April 28th, 2016|

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The increasing emphasis on food safety means changes are ahead for tree fruit packing houses. Among them: the requirement to

Allen: My thanks to growers supporting food safety research

By |March 17th, 2016|

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“One bad apple will spoil the barrel” is almost as familiar as the saying “an apple a day keeps the

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