Featured stories covering postharvest managment in this issue.
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Blazing a trail for female growers
International Fruit Tree Association launches women’s group to provide education, mentorship.
New postharvest fungicide idea comes from an old place
Natamycin emerges as a possible nontoxic postharvest fungicide.
Targeting bacterial pathogens in cold storage with ozone
Much is still unknown about contamination risks from pathogens in fruit packing warehouses. Researchers across the country are working to learn more about the survivability
Safeguarding Honeycrisp from storage disorders
Packers have options to help protect against Honeycrisp storage disorders.
Beating bitter pit in Honeycrisp
Researchers look for postharvest strategies to reduce bitter pit risks in Honeycrisp.
Seeing scald before it happens with new tool
Warehouses employ a variety of strategies to prevent superficial scald from spoiling apples during storage, but, in most cases, the only sign that those techniques
Hanrahan: Food safety questions and answers
Questions abound about implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. To keep you abreast of the latest information, Good Fruit Grower, in cooperation with industry
Compliance countdown: Getting ready for next year’s food safety regulations
Inspections under the Food Safety Modernization Act are coming to orchards and packing plants in 2018 and, with just a year to go, many facilities
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Ariane Stechmann, Young Grower from Hamburg, Germany
family background / Ariane is the oldest of four siblings who make up the family’s 10th generation of farmers. To help in preparation
Managing a variable vineyard
Research team aims to develop ‘prescription map’ for vineyards.
New hires at UC Davis and Washington State
New leader of UC Davis postharvest center Trevor Suslow Food safety expert Trevor Suslow took over leadership of the Postharvest Technology Center at