The new Food Safety Modernization Act and immigration control are the front-burner issues discussed at the 2013 United Fresh convention in San Diego, Calif. in May. The event was attended by 5,000 people representing all segments of the produce industry
Flanked by some of the Napa Valley’s most historic wine grape vineyards, the Oakville Experimental Vineyard at the UC Oakville Station provides the ideal site for the field tests of a small motorcyle-sized RMAX helicopter drone. The RMAX drone has already recorded 20 years of successful ag spraying in Japan.
Honey bees can make or break the California almond industry based on the success or failure of the pollination period each spring. The California almond bloom is the largest pollination event in the world.