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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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Small, beginning farmers find opportunities at Dixon Farm

A few hundred yards from the Kidwell Road off ramp from Highway 80 heading into Dixon from the east, Rich and Shelly Collins have built a small incuba... more »

WSU Extension adds cider specialist

Washington State University is helping bolster the surging hard cider industry with the hiring of Bri Ewing as a food and fermentation specialist at t... more »

‘Rapid Apple Decline’ subject of Pennsylvania questionnaire

In December 2016 Fruit Times, I wrote an article describing a mystery about the rapid or sudden collapse of young, dwarf apple trees. I also spent t... more »

USDA issues letter on claims advisory for blueberry growers

Severe freeze events in the Southeastern United States on March 15-16, 2017, have resulted in significant and varying crop damage, particularl... more »

Georgia sees thriving grape industry

Georgia’s grape industry, once dormant, is now thriving, according to Phillip Brannen, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension fruit plant patho... more »

Chateau Herbicide SW receives label expansion

Valent U.S.A. has received a federally approved label expansion for Chateau Herbicide SW to include citrus and caneberries. The registration is a new... more »

Draft protection plan for Michigan pollinators released

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development(MDARD), along with Michigan State University and Michigan Farm Bureau, is releasing its d... more »

Alabama fruit crop braves cold temperatures

Exceptionally low temperatures in mid-March were worrisome for peach, blueberry and strawberry producers. With portions of North Alabama sinking in... more »

Interpoma China set for June 28-30

The Interpoma China Congress & Exhibition 2017 will be hosted by Fiera Bolzano, Weihai Municipal Agricultural Bureau and the Quingdao Agricultural... more »

Summer crop protection planning starts now for grape growers

{Sponsored} California’s grape growing season is here — and it’s time to start planning your summer pest protection program. “Growers are f... more »


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