FDA announces new Salmonella outbreak; other investigations continue
are now 53 patients in an outbreak of Salmonella Hartford compared to 50 a week ago and 47 two weeks ... inspection and collection of samples for testing, in addition to traceback work. The FDA has not revealed ... what food or foods are being traced and tested or where the on-site samples are being collected. Click ...
Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety- Guest Lecture Tuesday (4/11) with Howard Popoola
Compliance Executive, Howard has mitigated risks and generated positive brand images through highly effective ...
President’s Research Excellence Catalyst Grants in FABE
interdisciplinary teams to pursue large-scale, high-impact research that addresses emerging or existing national and ...
Do I Really Need to Wait for the Fly-Free Date? Wheat Planting Date and Other Management Considerations for Fall 2022
than corn or soybean, and soil test levels should be maintained between 30-50 ppm (Mehlich-3 P) for ... optimum production (Table 1). Do not add any phosphorus if soil test levels are higher than 50 ppm. Table ... Wheat, and Alfalfa. Soil potassium should be maintained at levels of 100-130 and 120-170 ppm (Mehlich-3 ...
Alfalfa Weevil Update – Believe it or Not, Heat Units are Happening
Larvae per Stem Recommended Action 6 25 1 Recheck in 7 days 9 50 > 1 Spray 12 75 > 2 Spray 16 100 ...
Topdressing Wheat with Liquid Swine Manure
fertilize wheat is to know the manure’s nitrogen content. Most manure tests reveal total nitrogen, ammonia ... manure will contain between 30 and 40 pounds of ammonia nitrogen per 1,000 gallons. Finishing buildings ... wheat. The concern with manure tankers is soil compaction, especially on heavy soils. The drag hose ...
Using Soil Tests Phosphorus Results to Identify Agronomic and Conservation Needs
chance of more than 0.5 inches of rainfall. Soil Test Phosphorous (STP) values are above 50 PPM Mehlich ... water quality. Fields with Soil Test Phosphorus (STP) levels two to three times higher than the ... Between 20-40 PPM (or 30-50 PPM if wheat/alfalfa are in the rotation) Greater than 50 PPM More detailed ...
Alfalfa Weevil – Add it to Your Radar Screen
Peak larval activity and feeding damage occur between 325 and 575 heat units (based on accumulation of ... heat units from January 1 with a base of 48°F). Current (to April 10) heating units range from a high ... 7 days 9 50 > 1 Spray 12 75 > 2 Spray 16 100 > 4 Harvest early When harvested early due to ...
New USDA AFRI Award Brings the Power of High Throughput Phenotyping to Perennial Crops
High-Throughput Phenotyping for Coffee Yield, Physiological Performance and Disease Resistance” and will be funded ... high-throughput phenotyping (HTP) techniques to coffee breeding through the integration of hyper-spectral ... which is grown in widely diverse biophysical environments and agronomic systems. This highly ...
More Fertilizer Certification Opportunities in 2018
One way to prevent applying too much fertilizer is a soil test, which can determine how much, if any, ... nutrients are needed. However, soil tests can be costly, so it might seem it’s cheaper to buy and apply more ... fertilizer than it is to test the soil to see if it needs the additional fertilizer, Watters said. Cost can ...