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2011-12-01 13:42:44

A new study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology shows that radiation can be used to effectively sterilize the light brown apple moth (LBAM), an insect pest found in Australia, New Zealand, California, Hawaii, Sweden, and the British Isles.

2011-04-01 10:00:00

Applications will be accepted through April 22, 2011 DAVIS, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is offering assistance to California farmers to combat the European Grapevine Moth (EGVM).

2010-06-09 12:30:00

Applications will be accepted through June 23 DAVIS, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is offering voluntary, environmentally-friendly control options to California farmers near confirmed trappings of the foreign pest, European Grapevine Moth (EGVM).

2008-09-08 21:00:20

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News reports over the weekend of the Mexican Government voluntarily suspending shipments of beef and poultry to the United States again raise concerns about the food safety dangers of Prop. 2, 'Standards for Confining Farm Animals.

2008-08-11 21:00:38

A model consumer food safety program has completed more than 500 inspections in its first year thanks to the California Leafy Greens Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA). In 2007 California farmers came together to raise the bar for food safety.


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