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Summer Fruits

Featured stories covering summer fruits in this issue.

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  • Keeping Organic Meats Safe

Tracking pathogens

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Whole genome sequencing tracks pathogens, perhaps to your door.

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What is whole genome sequencing?

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

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Over the past year or so, whole genome sequencing has gotten a lot of attention as a means of pinpointing where an illness outbreak started,

  • WholeGenomeSTEVENS

Protect your customers, protect your orchard

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

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Listeria is a true environmental bacterium, not requiring an animal host, and occurs naturally in water, soil and leaf litter, so eliminating it from the

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Dininny: How FSMA impacts you

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

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Food safety.

Perhaps no two words have frustrated U.S. fruit growers more — growers who believe their products are already safe and healthy for consumers.

But with

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Managing mummy berry

July 22nd, 2016|1 Comment

Researchers aim to improve control for blueberry disease.

  • California apricot family: The Bays

Growers lay out future of family farm with succession plan

July 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Generations to follow

  • TestVariety

New peach and nectarine varieties help Eastern growers compete

July 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Marketing challenges in the Mid-Atlantic

  • Irrigation water testing training

Simple steps for water sampling

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Researchers are educating packing house operators and growers about proper water sampling methods in orchards and vineyards.

  • Irrigation water testing training

Water sampling 101

July 13th, 2016|4 Comments

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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 growers for taking a water

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The math of food safety

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

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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 for calculating your geometric mean

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Assessment analyzes risk for spread of apple maggot

July 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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

  • Peach thinning devices

Reinventing the string thinner (Video)

July 7th, 2016|0 Comments

California cling peach grower modifies Darwin for nonplanar orchards.

  • Washington grape vineyard

Wine grape revelations

July 5th, 2016|0 Comments

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