Fruits

Washington growers focus on top apples

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

Cranberry school covers fruit rot, other threats

If Wisconsin cranberry growers had a higher incidence of fruit rot in 2016 than usual, should they intensify their fungicide spray program this coming season? N... more

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Okanagan Specialty Fruits wins Industry Role Model Award

Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) was honored with a Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Industry Role Model award at the Produce for Better Health’... more »

University of Minnesota releases new cold-hardy wine grape

The University of Minnesota (U of M) released its fifth cold-hardy wine grape, named “Itasca.” The new grape, which will be used to make dry wh... more »

Wenatchee to host the 2017 Interpera Congress

The Pacific Northwest will welcome pear industry researchers, experts, growers and marketers from around the world to the 2017 Interpera Congress in W... more »

Taylor Farms to buy stake in Crunch Pak

Taylor Farms and Crunch Pak Holding Company entered an agreement for Taylor Farms to buy a minority stake in Crunch Pak sliced apples. The Taylor F... more »

Researchers work to boost Michigan raspberry production

Though Michigan is a national leader in fruit production, some crops, such as raspberries, account for a relatively small percentage of the larger ind... more »

Extension helps North Country grow grapes, wine community

Growing grapes in northeastern New York and Vermont requires a hardy vine and a committed hand. Offering wineries a helping hand with the agriculture,... more »

Biological products trade association changes name

The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA), formerly the BioPesticide Industry Alliance, is the new name of the U.S.-based trade association rep... more »

Spring snapshot of Northwest fruit production

With a cold, wet winter in the rearview mirror, fruit producers in the Northwest are looking forward to spring and getting back into their orchards. T... more »

U.S. apple holdings up from last year

According to the U.S. Apple Association, U.S. fresh-market apple holdings of 53.1 million bushels on April 1, 2017, were 13 percent more than the Apri... more »

New Freight Farms partnership to bring urban farming to shopping centers

Federal Realty Investment Trust has formed an exclusive partnership with Freight Farms, a Boston-based company that retrofits shipping containers with... more »


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