SweeTango launches ‘big return’ with strong fall crop

The SweeTango apple harvest is in full swing, and growers with Next Big Thing, A Growers’ Cooperative are encouraging food retailers to stock up now so they are ready to ride the club variety’s pe... more »

Western Growers to honor Carol Chandler at the 2021 Annual Meeting

Western Growers will honor agriculture advocate, educator, philanthropist and trailblazer Carol Chandler with the 2021 Award of Honor. The Award of Honor is Western Growers’ highest recognition of a... more »

Larry Gut, MSU professor, remembered as a leading scientist, ag supporter

Professor Lawrence “Larry” Jerome Gut died Sept. 6, 2021, in Wenatchee, Washington, where he recently moved with his wife Kathleen Gut to retire near family and friends. According to a Sept... more »

A glimpse into the peach orchard of the future

Peaches, not surprisingly, pack a punch for Georgia's economy. Over 130 million pounds of peaches are produced in Georgia per year, and the Southern staple has a total farm gate value of over $71 m... more »

H-2A workers win $3M settlement against Stemilt Ag Services

A federal judge has approved a $3 million settlement between Wenatchee, Washington-based Stemilt Ag Services and more than 1,100 H-2A workers. The lawsuit alleged the company, a Wenatchee... more »

Pestalotia an emerging disease of strawberries in the Southeast

Growers are beginning to prepare the ground for strawberry planting, which typically begins late in September and continues through mid-October – depending on the location in the state. Plants are o... more »

Current Issue

Crunch Time Apple Growers expand retail outlets, growing acres for club apples

USApple: 244M bushels, down 5.7%

FGN 60th anniversary: Mechanical strawberry harvest got Michigan boost

Michigan Pomesters honor research technologist

A Q&A with Anna Wallis of Michigan State University

West Central Michigan’s new research station open

‘Genius Bar’ stage, return of social hour at 2021 Great Lakes EXPO

Biological industry maturing after decades of change

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: A show of hands outlines US farm labor trends

Notes from the Farm column: Machine maintenance proceeds amid world’s woes

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