Steam can more effectively combat food pathogens on cantaloupes than traditional removal methods. That’s the finding of an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist in Pennsylvania. Dike Ukuku and his colleagues have demonstrated that a relatively inexpensive steam cleaner (designed to remove wallpaper and clean outdoor grills) can rid cantaloupes of common pathogens more effectively than existing techniques.
Drip and Micro Irrigation Suppliers
This handout from the Oklahoma Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program lists contact information for several commercial suppliers of drip and micro irrigation equipment.
Author: Luke Freeman