Postharvest training and education at UC Davis.
Food safety expert Christine Bruhn says gloves don’t substitute for hand-washing.
Proposed law could ban production of genetically modified organisms on the big island of Hawaii
Work may lead to better control of drosophila, an international fruit pest.
Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.
Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.
Plan now to learn the fundamentals of fruit-and-nut biology from the experts. The waiting list is starting for the 2015 Pomology Short Course.
Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a mechanism that helped produce industry employers recognize qualified applicants and helped applicants validate their postharvest qualifications? Now there is, thanks to the UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center’s new Produce Professional Certificate Program, the first of its kind in the world.
With the launch of a new center in Kenya, the Horticulture Collaborative Research Support Program has successfully opened three centers worldwide dedicated to serving as hubs for horticulture-related activities in nearby developing countries.
People who work on fresh produce quality, safety and marketability will find answers to the complicated questions they face during the 35th annual Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course at UC Davis June 17–28.