The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) is expected to release a report in the next week or two discussing how California regulates fumigants and other critical crop protection tools. CIR has interviewed many stakeholders for this report ranging from farmers to organizations that want the state to ban or further limit fumigants and other essential pesticides.
On September 19, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released revisions (supplementary proposals) to four of the seven currently proposed rules under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
If you recently tried to book your room at the Las Vegas Bellagio for the Western Growers 89th Annual Meeting, you might have experienced a problem. Thanks to record attendance, hotel rooms at the Bellagio completely sold out.