Several apple growers shared their strategies for taking product “From Bud to Bin,” which was the theme of the 60th annual International Fruit Tree Association conference in Wenatchee, Washington,... more
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Short on labor and thinking about hiring H-2A workers? The federal guest-worker program, which more farm employers are using these days, has its pros and cons. A couple of Michigan growers shared their experiences with Fruit Growers News.
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Harvesting vegetables and fruit is a difficult profession, requiring commitment and a unique set of skills. When farm employers find the right workers... more
It’s hard to know the exact number of seasonal specialty crop workers in the United States, but Fr... more
The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service National Organic Program (NOP) is a... more
Saskatoon berries, sometimes referred to as Juneberries, have been grown on... more
April 18: The warmer weather of late has helped to move tree development in... more
David Bedford, an apple breeder with the University of Minnesota, discusses the way genetic techniques can speed up the breeding process.