Fruits

Apple crop forecast in line with averages

This year’s U.S. apple crop is sizing up to be on par with the five-year average, giving industry experts hope for a positive marketing climate. The forecast for apple production is 248 million b... more

Organic growers tally wish lists for new farm bill

Organic growers say they’re more than a niche of the agriculture market, and the group appears to be getting Washington’s attention as they lobby for more i... more

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Apple crop forecast in line with averages

This year’s U.S. apple crop is sizing up to be on par with the five-year average, giving industry experts hope for a positive marketing climate. ... more »

Financial assistance from USDA’s Tree Assistance Program 

Financial assistance for lost vines due to the wildfires (or other natural disasters) is available through the Tree Assistance Program (TAP), a progra... more »

Fundraising effort benefits areas hit by California wildfires

In the wake of the devastating Northern California wildfires, participating wineries and other wine loving businesses throughout California are donati... more »

Colorado’s Talbott going into American Ag Credit Hall of Fame

Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) applauded the recent announcement that Harry Charles Talbott, Talbott Mountain Gold, Palisa... more »

Napa Valley winemakers optimistic as wine region recovering

Despite Mother Nature challenging Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Solano and Lake Counties in unimaginable ways, the tragic wildfires of the past 10 days hav... more »

UNH to develop strawberry varieties for organic production

Scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have launched a research project that aims to dev... more »

California, Chile to co-host webinar on precision agriculture

Sensors that tell growers how much water to use; drones that can fly over operations and asses the health of crops; real-time data at the fingertips o... more »

USApple joins launch of healthy snacking grant program

The U.S. Apple Association in partnership with the School Nutrition Association and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, are ... more »

Grape rootstocks released for commercialization in Europe

The University of California, Davis, and Global Plant Genetics, a European company that manages intellectual property for various crops, have entered ... more »

UC Davis: small part of 2017 grape harvest hit by fires

Firstly, our thoughts are with those impacted by the current wildfires in Northern California. Please contact us if we can be of service in any capaci... more »


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