Vegetables http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6031/more en Arizona leafy greens group improves food safety training http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/arizona-leafy-greens-group-improves-food-safety-training <div class="field-deck"> Kit addresses environmental assessments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Food Safety Training Kit is a comprehensive training tool to address safe food handling practices in the field.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/arizona-leafy-greens-group-improves-food-safety-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/arizona-leafy-greens-group-improves-food-safety-training#comments Vegetables Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:36:00 +0000 155771 at http://westernfarmpress.com Agribiz: Gowan USA receives federal registration for Zing! fungicide http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/agribiz-gowan-usa-receives-federal-registration-zing-fungicide <div class="field-deck"> State registrations expected </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.agnewscenter.com/trk/process.cfm?track=3449&amp;tc=2&amp;codex=9789" target="_blank">Gowan USA</a> announces federal registration for Zing! fungicide use in potato, tomato, cucurbits, and onions. With federal registration achieved, state registrations should soon follow.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/agribiz-gowan-usa-receives-federal-registration-zing-fungicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/agribiz-gowan-usa-receives-federal-registration-zing-fungicide#comments Vegetables Fungicides Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:12:00 +0000 155531 at http://westernfarmpress.com Record 15 million ton processing tomato crop? http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/record-15-million-ton-processing-tomato-crop <div class="field-deck"> NASS survey results </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California processors pledge grower contracts for 15.0 million tons of processing tomatoes in 2015 which would be an all-time record if realized.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/record-15-million-ton-processing-tomato-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/record-15-million-ton-processing-tomato-crop#comments Vegetables Tomatoes Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:53:00 +0000 155451 at http://westernfarmpress.com Southwest Ag Summit-Spinach Conf. Feb. 24-26 in Yuma http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/southwest-ag-summit-spinach-conf-feb-24-26-yuma <div class="node-body article-body">The 2015 Yuma Ag Week will kick off with the academic Spinach Conference on Feb. 24-25, and will then roll into the Southwest Ag Summit, Feb. 25-26. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/southwest-ag-summit-spinach-conf-feb-24-26-yuma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/southwest-ag-summit-spinach-conf-feb-24-26-yuma#comments Vegetables Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:11:00 +0000 155291 at http://westernfarmpress.com The 2015 Southwest Ag Summit, Feb. 25-26 in Yuma, Ariz. will include a field demonstration showcasing some of the latest agricultural equipment and technology on the market. Lima bean researchers look for tolerance traits http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lima-bean-researchers-look-tolerance-traits <div class="node-body article-body">University of California researchers seek water-thrifty, bug-resistant lima bean</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lima-bean-researchers-look-tolerance-traits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lima-bean-researchers-look-tolerance-traits#comments Vegetables Dry Beans Wed, 07 Jan 2015 02:59:00 +0000 155171 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Lima beans being harvested in Central California.</p> LGMA-STOP video shifts food safety to next level http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lgma-stop-video-shifts-food-safety-next-level <div class="node-body article-body">A new video produced by the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement and the STOP Foodborne Illness organization is designed to educate agricultural workers on the front lines – including fields and processing facilities – on ways to further improve food safety.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lgma-stop-video-shifts-food-safety-next-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/lgma-stop-video-shifts-food-safety-next-level#comments Vegetables Protection Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:45:00 +0000 154271 at http://westernfarmpress.com CDFA accepting 2015 specialty crop grant proposals http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/cdfa-accepting-2015-specialty-crop-grant-proposals <div class="node-body article-body">CDFA grant program designed to enhance the competitiveness of California specialty crops, including fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/cdfa-accepting-2015-specialty-crop-grant-proposals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/cdfa-accepting-2015-specialty-crop-grant-proposals#comments Vegetables Fruits Nuts Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:05:00 +0000 153781 at http://westernfarmpress.com Taylor Farms receives food safety award at SQIC http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/taylor-farms-receives-food-safety-award-sqic <div class="node-body article-body">Taylor Farms of Salinas, Calif. receives the SQF Primary Producer of the Year award in food safety in Orlando, Fla.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/taylor-farms-receives-food-safety-award-sqic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/taylor-farms-receives-food-safety-award-sqic#comments Vegetables Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:32:00 +0000 153701 at http://westernfarmpress.com Mark Borman, left, and Jason Kawata of Taylor Farms California accept a food safety award in Orlando, Fla. State-of-the-art port entry opens on U.S.-Mexico border http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/state-art-port-entry-opens-us-mexico-border <div class="field-byline"> Lee Allen, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="field-deck"> Remodeled Mariposa land port at Nogales, Ariz.-Mexico </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After five years of renovation, the newly-remodeled 39-year-old Mariposa Land Port of Entry - the fourth busiest land port of entry in the U.S. - opened Oct. 15. Billed as the “Port of the Future," the port is located at Nogales, Ariz. and Nogales, Mexico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/state-art-port-entry-opens-us-mexico-border" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/state-art-port-entry-opens-us-mexico-border#comments Vegetables Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:24:00 +0000 153431 at http://westernfarmpress.com Billed as the "Port of the Future," dignitaries at the Oct. 15 ribbon cutting re-open the remodeled Mariposa Land Port of Entry on the U.S. (Arizona)-Mexico border. Updated LGMA website provides food safety news, resources http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/updated-lgma-website-provides-food-safety-news-resources <div class="node-body article-body">The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has updated its website to provide easier access to news, information, and resources on leafy greens food safety and the LGMA program created in 2007.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/updated-lgma-website-provides-food-safety-news-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/updated-lgma-website-provides-food-safety-news-resources#comments Vegetables Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:51:00 +0000 153261 at http://westernfarmpress.com