How to fight hard-to-kill codling moths in apples

The stakes are high for apple growers. A single worm burrowing into an apple makes it unmarketable for fresh sales and can even hurt processing sales.

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California strawberry growers succeed despite challenges

Roughly four out of every five strawberries are grown in the United States come from California, which is the only state to have a year-round growing season. But growers also face difficult regulations and business conditions, including mandated increases to the state minimum wage.

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North Georgia vineyard tour to show cultivation practices

Spotted wing drosophila update for NW Michigan cherry growers

Promotional strategy delivers ‘exceptional’ results for USHBC

Keeping up with grape canopy management

New Jersey ag chief highlights Jersey Fresh blueberries

Western Growers honor Patricio for contributions to ag

BREAKING NEWS: PMA, United Fresh focus on responsible labor use

Export Blues: North American growers face challenges in European market

North American blueberry growers will have to try new techniques and meet the highest quality standards if they hope to expand to Europe.

Internationally, Europe is an expanding market for blueberries, and North American supplies are growing, but there are hurdles to moving product into those markets.

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US blueberry growing regions see mixed results

America’s top blueberry-producing regions are experiencing very different results in 2018, according to Extension agents and grower associations.

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Trials test disease resistance of cider apple varieties

“The goal was to check these out and just allow the disease to run rampant at our site in East Lansing – which is far away from most commercial orchards.”


USDA chooses 3M for E. coli, salmonella and listeria testing USDA chooses 3M for E. coli, salmonella and listeria testing

Cornell fruit expert named to FGN’s 40 Under 40

New blueberry varieties gain strong reception 

Two new high-chill blueberry varieties, MegasBlue and Titanium, have gained... more

University of Tennessee unveils new Herbert College of Agriculture

The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees has formally announced the ne... more

Tennessee sessions help direct farm marketers’ online presence

Direct farm marketers, including value-added agriculture entrepreneurs and ... more

Canada invests $11M in wine sector

Canadian officials on July 10 announced an $11 million investment in the co... more

Tiger-Sul hires veteran marketing manager

Tiger-Sul hires veteran marketing manager

Dave Hans has been hired by global agriculture firm Tiger-Sul Products. ... more

Managing apple maggots with insecticides

AgrAbility honored by National Black Farmers Association

Deadline for Colorado ag leadership applications approaches

USDA applauds housing eligibility for temporary farm workers

Organic Grower Summit slates first education Intensive session

Agriculture water testing methods updated by FDA

Ten organic fertilizer products from Bio Huma Netics get OMRI listing

Wish Farms’ expansion of Michigan blueberry program underway

Raspberry, blackberry pricing survey shows early results

Michigan’s 2017 fruit crop down from 2016

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