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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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.
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.
Chemical-free water treatment systems offer a new way to deal with hard-water problems in irrigation systems and orchards.
“It is so important for the USDA and everyone to connect to Latino farmers.”