Through a $100,000 grant from the Center for Produce Safety, Jordan College Department Chair Steven Pao along with Erin Dormedy will oversee a one-year study designed to improve sanitizing treatments in stone fruit packinghouses.
The University of California, Davis has been awarded $1,069,598 to develop tools for the design, optimization, prototyping, and field testing of improved mechanized harvesting systems for modern orchards.
Imidacloprid the first of four neonicotinoids to be assessed by the government
Federal and state regulators looking at impacts these insecticides have on bees
Public will have opportunity to weigh in on potential restrictions
Almond industry teams up with UC Davis
Studies will look at impacts of flooding almonds for groundwater recharge
Experts think tens of thousands of acres of farm land or more could be suitable for recharge programs