2016 Vegetable Section

January 13th, 2016

The future of weeds – Dr. Ed Peachey, OSU Corvallis


Drip irrigation system maintenance, and soil moisture sensors for irrigation scheduling – Dr. Troy Peters, WSU

Diagnostics and management of Phoma (black leg) and light leaf spot in Brassica vegetable and seed production – Dr. Cindy Ocamb, OSU Corvallis

PNW black leg on Brassica seed crops

PNW light leaf spot of Brassica seed crops

Management of the cabbage maggot and other vegetable pests- Dr. Beverly Gerdeman, Entomologist, WSU Experiment Station

PNW cabbage maggot of broccoli, Brusssels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower

Food Safety Modernization Act: update on final rules and next steps Lauren Gwin, Associate Director, OSU Center for Small Farms and Stephanie Page, Oregon Department of Agriculture

FDA Fact Sheet on the Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule:                                          http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/UCM461834.pdf

FDA Fact Sheet on the Produce Rule:                                                                    http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/UCM472887.pdf

FDA summary of how water testing requirements were chosen:                                      http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/UCM473335.pdf

FDA Flowchart showing who is covered/not covered by the Produce Rule:                    http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/UCM472499.pdf

NSAC’s two blog posts on the Produce Rule:                                                              http://sustainableagriculture.net/blog/produce-rule-analysis-part-1/ http://sustainableagriculture.net/blog/produce-rule-analysis-part-2/