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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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

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 

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.”


University of Tennessee unveils new Herbert College of Agriculture

Tennessee sessions help direct farm marketers’ online presence

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

Adults are black flies with ... more

AgrAbility honored by National Black Farmers Association

AgrAbility honored by National Black Farmers Association

The National Black Farmers Association has presented its Partner of t... more

Deadline for Colorado ag leadership applications approaches

Deadline for Colorado ag leadership applications approaches

The deadline to apply for a Fellowship with the Colorado Agricultural Leade... more

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

End of July deadline for Census of Agriculture submissions

Five UC Cooperative Extension advisors retired on June 28

Fire strikes new cider producing facility in Michigan

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
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