Study shows areas with floor, wall damage are key harborage sites for Listeria.
Alfredo grew up working in orchards alongside his father. After starting a family, Alfredo followed his interests in the packing side of the industry and is currently pursuing goals in orchard management.
Michigan State project peels away the unknowns of hard cider apples.
Natamycin emerges as a possible nontoxic postharvest fungicide.
Program's not just about new varieties, it's replanting recharged
Orchards and packing houses aren’t the only places in the fruit industry with a labor shortage. Universities also are struggling to hire researchers and educators needed to keep the industry ahead of pest pressures, prepared for food safety requirements, growing new varieties and in tune with emerging technology.
Traps throughout Fred Steele’s orchard in Kelowna are the first line of defense against a horde of new pests that growers in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley face.