Fruits

Dual driven vineyard

Twins Randall and Brad Lange are fourth-generation growers and namesake of LangeTwins, a large vineyard operation in four counties based near Lodi that was recently honored by growers across Californi... more

California winegrape growers soaked with concerns

The current season is bringing mixed results for California winegrape growers, who had an unexpectedly wet winter. The harvest is shaping up to show average yie... more

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True Blue Farms recovers from 2016 tornado damage

A year after a tornado ripped through True Blue Farms, facilities have been rebuilt and the farm has had a good crop. On Aug. 20, 2016, co-owner Shell... more »

Beginning growers flock to north Georgia vineyard workshop

For many wine lovers, running a vineyard is the ultimate dream job, but not many are able to make that dream a reality. At a recent Beginning Grape... more »

NASGA tours Minnesota, Wisconsin farms

The North American Strawberry Growers Association Summer Tour was held Aug. 15-16, from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The tour featured stops at the Univ... more »

USApple plans Apple Outlook Conference in Chicago

Held Aug. 24-25 in Chicago, USApple’s 2017 Apple Crop Outlook & Marketing Conference (Outlook) is the annual event to preview, forecast and dis... more »

SWMREC Field Day

The Michigan State University (MSU) Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center (SWMREC) on Tuesday, Aug. 15, offered tours of projects underway ... more »

EverCrisp apple receives PLU approval

The MAIA-1 apple variety – marketed as EverCrisp – received its PLU approval from the International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS), and i... more »

New Jersey projected to be No. 2 in peach production in 2017

The USDA August Crop Production Forecast for 2017 declares New Jersey’s peach production will rise to second in the U.S. The forecast, which is base... more »

Michigan Apples names Steinbach as official dietitian

Shari Steinbach, MS RDN, is the official dietitian of Michigan Apples, the Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) has announced. “Shari will assist MAC i... more »

Fruit, vegetable advisory committee accepting nominations

USDA is seeking nominations to fill vacancies expiring in 2017 on the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC). FVIAC, administered ... more »

Research team to explore impact of climate change on fresh produce

Environmental problems including changes in our climate, loss of fresh water and competition for resources threaten the world's supply of fresh fruits... more »


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