WESTSIDE CALIFORNIA MELONS
Flavor guides Russell family's melon business
06/11/2013 3:22:46 PMIn its advertisements, winemaker Paul Masson used to boast, “We’ll sell no wine before its... Read more.
Mandatory California cantaloupe audits kick in
06/11/2013 3:20:10 PMAlthough the new, mandatory California cantaloupe food safety rule became effective earlier this year, retailers... Read more.
Irrigation cutbacks challenge planning
06/11/2013 3:14:36 PMNot knowing what your water supplies are going to be from year to year has challenged California Westside... Read more.
Early start should allow for July Fourth promotions
06/11/2013 3:11:57 PMUnusually warm spring weather has accelerated the growth of melon plantings on California’s Westside, prompting... Read more.
Food safety at the forefront for melon industry
06/01/2012 10:47:47 AMAfter last year’s cantaloupe outbreak in the Rocky Ford area of Colorado, the melon industry... Read more.
Food safety concerns hurt melons in acreage competition
06/01/2012 10:31:21 AMMelon supply may be slightly down this season, and shortage of field space is a major reason for that. “Prices... Read more.