• Cat in greenhouse

    Risks posed by cats on produce farms

    Published on March 16, 2020

    Many farmers rely on cats to control rodents on farms, limiting crop loss and reducing other produce safety risks from rodents. However, cats bring risks of their own. Here’s how you can reduce those risks.

  • Water falling on apples

    Irrigation update for specialty crop producers on March 17

    Published on February 26, 2020

    Specialty Crop Irrigation Meeting in southwest Michigan offers an irrigation update for fruit, vegetable and ornamental crop producers with an emphasis on rules, regulations, legal requirements and scheduling.

  • Apples

    Why should I worry about clean breaks and lot sizes?

    Published on February 24, 2020

    Cleaning and sanitizing all food contact surfaces are required to establish a clean break. Learn what a clean break is and why it might be important to fruit and vegetable growers who grade, sort and store the produce they grow.