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

The math of food safety

By |July 13th, 2016|

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Melissa Partyka, research ecologist at the Western Center for Food Safety at the University of California-Davis, has provided simple instructions

Assessment analyzes risk for spread of apple maggot

By |July 8th, 2016|

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A trio of pest consultants has concluded that transporting urban organic waste would likely spread the dreaded apple maggot to

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.

Wine grape revelations

By |July 5th, 2016|

Survey finds research program matches growers’ needs, but more education efforts may be necessary.

Five other grapes grown to resist the cold

By |June 28th, 2016|

These varieties were developed to withstand Minnesota’s winters.

Minnesota’s dry, cold-hardy white

By |June 27th, 2016|

New white wine grape variety shows resistance to downy, powdery mildew, phylloxera.

A new way to apply chemicals

By |June 23rd, 2016|

Results look promising for solid-set canopy system delivery.

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