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California winegrape growers soaked with concerns

The current season is bringing mixed results for California winegrape growers, who had an unexpectedly wet winter. The harvest is shaping up to show average yields, or even a little under average, ind... more

Michigan IFTA tour shows production trends

A focus on tree fruit excellence, innovation and success was brought to life in July during the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) 2017 Michigan St... more

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Growers scramble to rebuild in hurricanes’ wake

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have sent specialty crop growers in Florida, Texas and the Gulf Coast scrambling to rebuild their operations. It’s bee... more »

Free mobile app for vineyard management released

A new mobile application for vineyard managers has been released for free download for iPhone and Android mobile phones. The Vineyard Advisor provides... more »

California winegrape growers soaked with concerns

The current season is bringing mixed results for California winegrape growers, who had an unexpectedly wet winter. The harvest is shaping up to show a... more »

Michigan apple industry sends donations to hurricane effort

Michigan’s apple industry will donate a truckload of apples to Houston and surrounding communities for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the Michi... more »

Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council seeks proposals

The Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council (MGWIC) is issuing an additional call for proposals for projects to commence Jan. 1, 2018. The V... more »

WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) tips to optimize fruit quality

Washington State University's Sunrise Orchard in Rock Island, Washington, will be the setting from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. for a fall for a fall field ... more »

Don’t neglect late-season irrigation of blueberries

It is natural to slow down and relax after blueberry harvest. However, blueberry bushes are producing the flower buds for next year right now. Many sh... more »

Michigan IFTA tour shows production trends

A focus on tree fruit excellence, innovation and success was brought to life in July during the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) 2017 M... more »

Florida system launch planned by Bee Vectoring Technologies

Mississauga, Ontario-based Bee Vectoring Technologies (BVT) has provided details on its launch plan for the BVT System for the Florida market. The lau... more »

New York releases 2017 apple crop forecast, promotions

New York really is the Big Apple and the state’s apple growers are now demonstrating why, as pickers statewide begin harvesting a forecasted 28.0 mi... more »


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