Timothy Weiser, active Pennsylvania grower, dies at age 69

Timothy Lee Weiser, age 69, of York Springs, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1950, in Carlisle, the son of the late M. Everett and Olive L. (Starry) Weiser. According ... more »

US apple holdings up 17% from same period a year ago

The U.S. Apple Association has released the November 2019 edition of Market News. This is the first report on the 2019 apple crop. According to the survey, reported by Mark Seetin, director, regula... more »

Forecast: Decline in Canadian apple production as a result of adverse weather

The United States will remain the largest exporter of fresh apples, pears and table grapes to the Canadian market in MY 2019/20. FAS/Ottawa forecasts Canadian production of apples to be down 4% in ... more »

Investment, need drive in-soil strawberry harvester

Investment, a groundbreaking “commercialized” strawberry harvest and swelling grower interest add up to a good year for Advanced Farm Technologies (AFT). The Davis, California-based company’s... more »

Farm Workforce Modernization Act introduced

U.S. House lawmakers on Oct. 30 unveiled a bipartisan agriculture labor package that would offer a path to legalization for farmworkers and expand the H-2A visa program for foreign labor. This is ... more »

New Jersey Department of Agriculture highlights cranberries

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher along with state officials and staff today visited Cutts Brothers Cranberry Farm in Bass River in Burlington County to highlight cranberry season.... more »

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