“Since 1974 and still learning” is the business philosophy of Carl Grooms, a longtime strawberry grower in central Florida.
Grooms is president and co-founder of Fancy Farms, a Plant City growi... more
Sam Astin III started as a medium-sized Florida strawberry grower. By considerably expanding his acreage, he became one of the state’s leading strawberry grow... more
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Two companies, each experts in apple marketing, growing, packing and shipping, are combining their similar backgrounds and separate expertise to promo... more »
Growers will have the opportunity to insure 2005 crop apples under a new, improved crop insurance policy, but it is important that decisions are made ... more »
The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB) met Sept. 10 in Portland, Ore., and set the final free and restricted percentages for red tart cherrie... more »
Before the end of its last session, Congress approved a $2.9 billion dollar farm disaster aid package with at least $20 million targeted to the federa... more »
The U.S. apple crop is predicted to be up 9 percent over 2003's crop, according to Aug. 1 estimates by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).The c... more »
The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) has named Bryan Bixby, of Berrien Springs, Mich., as chairman and Julia Hersey, of Casnovia, Mich., as vice chairwo... more »
The New York Apple Association (NYAA) has announced that the predicted New York state apple crop in 2004 will be 26.5 million bushels, a harvest above... more »
The Michigan Processing Apple Growers Marketing Committee has negotiated the following minimum prices for Michigan processing apples for the 2004 appl... more »