Friday, September 04, 2015

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Ag Appropriations Bill gets committee approval

The committee approved the $148.3 billion FY2016 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill on a bipartisan 28-2 vote. More

Listeria monocytogenes – an opportunistic pathogen

By Lakshmikantha Channaiah

Are you using multiple control strategies to control Listeria in your facility? More

Lettuce that's out of this world

For the first time, NASA astronauts have successfully grown lettuce in space. More

BrightFarms begins construction of $10 million greenhouse

The Illinois facility will aim to grow more than 1 million lbs. of salad greens, tomatoes and basil each year. More

Fifteen engineers to build indoor vertical farms as part of Vertical Farming Design Challenge

The challenge, hosted by element14, will pick winners based on originality, innovation, technical merit and data points collected. More

Product Spotlight

LINX chimney

LINX Greenhouses provides natural ventilation through its new chimney-style, poly-roof. By using the forces of convection, hot air rises up and... More

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All harmonized standards now available in Spanish

Field Operations and Harvesting, Post-harvest Operations and the Combined Harmonized Food Safety Standards have been translated to Spanish. More

Judge blocks EPA rule

President Obama's push would have extended clean water rules to ditches and small streams. More

Top five food trends to watch

By Lisa Lupo

From Asian cuisine to local produce, consumer food preferences are changing and driving the edibles market. More

Pesticide and clean water permit legislation advances

Bill specifies NPDES permits are not needed for pesticide applications. More

Change in Process of Disinfecting Greens Could Reduce Illness Outbreaks

Researchers are reporting a new method to reduce cross contamination of spinach and other leafy greens. More

Food safety testing market expects $13.6 billion in 2019

BCC Research examines the food safety testing industry in its report, Global Markets and Technologies for Food Safety Testing. More

USDA study: Temperature linked to plant water usage

Farmers may soon have use for infrared radiometric thermometers when testing water stress. More

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Beauty and sustenance

Dutch strawberry breeder ABZ Seeds introduces two new strawberry varieties that look good and taste great. More

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