Marketing

Take hold of managing liability on agritourism farms

Agritainment operators need to do everything they can to minimize farm safety risks, manage liability, mitigate financial risk through enterprise budgeting and improve marketing strategies. Brian J... more

Teenagers line up to work at century-old farm

Adapting to change has been part of Krupp Farms’ growth and improvement over the past 100 years. This year marks not only the Comstock Park, Michigan, farm’... more

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Commerce Sees Need for Chinese Concentrate Antidumping Order

The U.S. Department of Commerce said in early September that Chinese apple juice concentrate exporters are expected to sell product at unfair prices i... more »

National Apple Crop Estimate Down 10 Percent from 2004

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) released its 2005 production forecast during the Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference Aug. 18-19 in Chicag... more »

Michigan Processed Apple Prices Released

The Michigan Processing Apple Growers Marketing Committee has negotiated the following minimum prices for Michigan processing apples for the 2005 appl... more »

CIAB Sets Free, Restricted Percentages for Tart Cherries

The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB) recommended June 23 that the free percentage for tart cherries be set at 71 and the restricted percent... more »

Mexico Temporarily Suspends Apple Tariffs

Mexico's Ministry of Economy has eliminated Mexico's anti-dumping duty on Red and Golden Delicious apples from the Pacific Northwest, but only tempora... more »

Sweet Cherry Variety Showcase to be July 7 in Michigan

International Plant Management and Michigan State University Extension have combined to sponsor a Sweet Cherry Variety Showcase at Clarksville Horticu... more »

New York Growers Renew Marketing Order

New York state apple growers have decided: They want to stick together.Growers voted 168 to 69 to renew the New York State Apple Marketing Order (AMO)... more »

California Chooses Ott to Head Apple Commission

The California Apple Commission has chosen Alex Ott to fill the position of executive director, effective April 4.For the last five years, Ott has bee... more »

December Apple Holdings up 26 Percent

The 2004 apple crop continues to shine in terms of quantity and quality, both of which are having a noticeable impact on the market. While apple holdi... more »

Kenton Kidd Announces Retirement from California Apple Commission

Kenton Kidd, president of the California Apple Commission, has announced his retirement and will officially step down from his role April 1. Kidd has ... more »


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