Alaska growers featured on History channel

No roads lead to Bethel, Alaska, but for months bush pilots will leave town with boxes full of fruit and vegetables for households in villages within a 150-mile radius. Tim and Lisa Meyers have est... more »

New Michigan Apple chair, Mark Youngquist, positive on future

A fifth-generation apple man with optimism for the future will lead Michigan growers. The Michigan Apple Committee Board of Directors this spring elected Mark Youngquist as its chairman. The grower... more »

Diving into the ‘first commercial robotic apple harvest’

Robots are in an orchard. This is not a drill. Machines took in the harvest at T&G Global orchards in Hawkes Bay, a large apple production area in New Zealand where the picking season runs Febr... more »

‘Future Orchard Production System’ drives orchard outlook

With heightened attention being given to labor-saving robotic harvesters and other innovative tools for tree fruit growers, a continued concentration is being given to the development of orchard plant... more »

Colorado peach growers tout elevation-enhanced sunlight

Talbott’s Mountain Gold Farm is located in Palisade, Colorado, which is west of Denver and just slightly east of Grand Junction. The operation’s packing/processing facilities and retail market are... more »

Fancy Farms adapts to challenges in turbulent strawberry industry

Carl Grooms has seen a lot since he entered the strawberry growing business in 1974. He’s leaving the Plant City, Florida, growing operation in the hands of his son, Dustin, but has plenty of concer... more »

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