Legal & Regulatory

WSU Extension hosts Organic Pest and Disease “Fruit School” March 14 and 15

By |January 31st, 2017|

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Washington State Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center is sponsoring a conference in March on organic pest and disease management.

The

New postharvest fungicide idea comes from an old place

By |January 27th, 2017|

Natamycin emerges as a possible nontoxic postharvest fungicide.

Targeting bacterial pathogens in cold storage with ozone

By |January 26th, 2017|

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Much is still unknown about contamination risks from pathogens in fruit packing warehouses. Researchers across the country are working to

New webcast talks about fire blight resistance to antibiotics

By |January 25th, 2017|

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The Plant Management Network has released a new web presentation called “Fire Blight and Streptomycin Resistance.”

The webcast covers the biological

Hanrahan: Food safety questions and answers

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Questions abound about implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. To keep you abreast of the latest information, Good Fruit

Compliance countdown: Getting ready for next year’s food safety regulations

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Inspections under the Food Safety Modernization Act are coming to orchards and packing plants in 2018 and, with just a

Empire State Producers Expo: Wednesday wrapup

By |January 18th, 2017|

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A sparsely attended but lively discussion about H-2A guest workers highlighted Wednesday’s proceedings at the Empire State Producers Expo in

Empire State Producers Expo: Tuesday wrapup

By |January 17th, 2017|

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No more theory. No more hypothetical examples.

Four apple growers, as well as a few vegetable farmers, drafted their real-life food

Empire State Producers Expo: Monday wrapup

By |January 17th, 2017|

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About 50 farmers, many of them apple growers, took one of their first official first steps toward complying with the

Growers to vote on keeping pear marketing order

By |January 13th, 2017|

Pear decision ahead for Pacific Northwest growers

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