Should You Can on Smooth Cooktop Stoves?
Master Food Preservers are frequently asked about canning on smooth cooktop stoves. It depends on the manufacturer's recommendation. Get more information from the National Center for Home Food Preservation about preserving on smooth cooktop stoves.
Holiday Food Safety
Do you have questions about your Holiday Dinner? How long to keep leftovers? Or how to clean your Turkey? See these resources and find out what you need to know.
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Food Safety Blogs
Residents urged to check their citrus trees for Asian citrus psyllid An insect carrying the huanglongbing bacteria, a pathogen that kills citrus trees, has been found on a residential citrus tree in Ventura County, according to the...
Wheat and corn prices have spiked after Russian aggression in the Black Sea The Russian invasion of Ukraine in early 2022 caused wheat and corn prices to spike 30% and 13%, respectively, and threatened a worldwide food crisis. International efforts to...
A new avocado, one that complements the widely known ‘Hass,' will hit the world market soon. The ‘Luna UCR' variety (trademarked and patent pending) has several characteristics that should be of interest to both growers and consumers,...
Crisosto and team publish handbook for growing peaches and maintaining quality for canning In an experimental orchard a few miles west of the UC Davis campus, Thomas Gradziel plucked a nearly ripe nectarine from one of the trees. He whipped out a...
California Central Coast growers and others now have help estimating costs and potential returns for growing lettuce and broccoli. Four new cost studies for lettuce and broccoli grown in Santa Cruz, San Benito or Monterey counties have been...