British Columbia shows research flair

Many of the cherries grown commercially around the world have had their origins in Summerland, British Columbia. Work continues to develop fruit varieties with specific traits and qualities.

The Summerland Research Station, established in 1914, was a featured stop on the recent International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) Summer Study Tour based in Kelowna.

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FFVA’s Stuart talks about career, gives advice to 30-somethings

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) CEO Mike Stuart announced his retirement this summer and in September was named an inductee into the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame.

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Maine’s Moran pinpoints consumer apple preferences

Woman arrested in Australian strawberry needles case

Nov. 1 fresh apple inventories at 115.5 million bushels

Honeycrisp gains notorious reputation as its market soars

Processed raspberry industry rejects checkoff program

DOL proposes changes to H-2A advertising rules

Corteva Agriscience introduces Adavelt Active

Resources help veterans find extended service

Some American military veterans struggle to find a new mission after their service in the armed forces ends, but advocates and policymakers are encouraging them to try agriculture.

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Irrigation treatment units offer alternatives to acid injections

Chemical-free water treatment systems offer a new way to deal with hard-water problems in irrigation systems and orchards.

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California grower taps talents, resources to find success

“It is so important for the USDA and everyone to connect to Latino farmers.”

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Intensive management improves fruit quality Intensive management improves fruit quality

North Central IPM Center goes to Michigan State North Central IPM Center goes to Michigan State

IFTA Young Professional Scholarship application deadline nears

The International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) Young Professionals Scholar... more

MSU: Lorsban will be available to use in 2019

MSU: Lorsban will be available to use in 2019

Chlorpyrifos – sold under the trade name Lorsban – should be legal to u... more

Pear Bureau Northwest hires event coordinator

Pear Bureau Northwest hires event coordinator

Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is pleased to announce Angela Daniels has join... more

Asian samurai wasp in Europe can target stink bug

International Center for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) s... more

California helps ag fertilizer management, water quality

California helps ag fertilizer management, water quality

The California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) Fertilizer... more

Early bird registration for Colorado Governor’s Ag Forum

Wayne County Community College adds hort education center

Blueberry council publishes SWD pest control manual

US signs policy statement supporting genome editing

Fruit industry reps, US official embark on South Korea Trade Mission

Ag, biological engineers have new standard for LED radiation

Nelson Irrigation debuts micro-sprinkler with modular design

US moves to protect tart cherry industry from dumping by Turkey

Helm Agro US hires Hensley to do marketing, development

Dried fruit production forecasted to grow 5 percent 

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