Nine million boxes. That’s the amount of Cosmic Crisp apples the Washington state industry is proposing to market over the next few years – said to be the fastest volume increase ever for a new va... more
Fruit Growers News asked several industry representatives to consider what the future might hold for the specialty crop sector as the new administration takes over.
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Michigan State University (MSU) is working on modernizing its Enviroweather website. This is a major undertaking and will involve changes in the prog... more »
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has issued 19 grants totaling $4,790,100 to support agri... more »
Farm Breeze International, a specialty crop export company headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, did $7.5 million in revenue in its first year selling ... more »
Just how effective and impactful are Northwest Pear export promotions? The Pear Bureau Northwest has completed an econometric study intended to answer... more »
MBG Marketing – The Blueberry People has taken a step into the global foods market by establishing MB GLOBAL FOODS. Doing so will complement MBG Mar... more »
Strong storms during the Presidents’ Day holiday weekend flooded farm fields, caused several dairy farms to relocate their animals and brought other... more »
To celebrate National Nutrition Month, the U.S. Apple Association is encouraging apple lovers to join the “Apple Madness” bracket tournament – a... more »
Garima Kakkar is joining the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences to help the state fight invasive pests. Kakkar, an expe... more »
I receive many calls about what warm weather will do to fruit in the wintertime. Often, I will say there is no need to worry, they have not completed ... more »
Nine researchers will pursue new methods for fighting a variety of pest management challenges in the South, in both agricultural and urban settings. O... more »