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FDA awards Pennsylvania $6.3 million FSMA grant

By |September 27th, 2016|

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced  that the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture  received a $6.3 million grant from the Food

Arctic Fuji non-browning GMO apple gains USDA approval

By |September 26th, 2016|

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The USDA has approved for public consumption a third genetically-modified (GMO) apple by Okanagan Speciality Fruits, the Arctic Fuji.

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MN55 to be known as Rave

By |September 23rd, 2016|

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The newest apple variety developed by the University of Minnesota, MN55, will be sold under the brand name Rave.

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Field day tips for growing Cosmic Crisp

By |September 19th, 2016|

The university plans to hold a companion field day at 10 a.m. Sept. 22 in Quincy and Wenatchee.

Research grants available

By |September 9th, 2016|

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The Washington State Grape and Wine Research Program is accepting research proposals for competitive grants to improve wine quality.

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United Fresh announces training program

By |September 8th, 2016|

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United Fresh is offering a Preventive Controls for Human Food Qualified Individual training program at three sites in October and

USApple estimates 246 million boxes for this year’s U.S. apple crop

By |August 26th, 2016|

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The U.S. Apple Association is forecasting a U.S. 2016 crop of nearly 246 million boxes, a 3 percent increase from

Food safety sets tone at 2016 U.S. Apple meeting

By |August 25th, 2016|

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Illnesses caused by foodborne pathogens are becoming much easier to track and investigate, and new science — whole genome sequencing

Bee health studies examine neonicotinoid risks

By |August 19th, 2016|

WSU trial finds “very low risks,” while England study shows bee species suffer from the pesticide.

Bayer AG says it will no longer sell Belt (flubendiamide)

By |August 12th, 2016|

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Bayer AG announced it will no longer sell Belt (flubendiamide) insecticide in the United States on Friday, July 29, the

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