‘Organic Management of Postharvest Decays’ webinar planned

Washington State University (WSU) Tree Fruit Extension will hold a webinar titled "Organic Management of Postharvest Decays on March 9. The event will take place at 8:30 am. Pacific. Participants will learn about best management... more »

Georgian Bay, Ontario, area grower named Golden Apple Award winner

A third-generation apple grower from the Georgian Bay area is this year’s UPL Golden Apple Award winner. The award was presented to Tom Ferri on Feb. 22 at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association... more »

Effects of summer heat event on PNW tree fruit session topic

The Okanagan Horticultural Advisor's Group and British Columbia (BC) Fruit Growers' Association are sponsoring an upcoming seminar and discussion series  "Feeling the Heat: Effects of the Summer Heat Event on Tree Fruit in the Pacific... more »

Automated fruit picking system named Agrifuture Concept Winner 2022

Kubota Corp. and President and Representative Director Yuichi Kitao were honored as Agrifuture Concept Winner 2022 at Agritechnica, a large farm machinery exhibition. The winning concept; automated fruit picking system developed jointly with Tevel Aerobotics... more »

Michigan Craft Beverage Council names 13 recipients of 2022 research grants

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) has announced 13 projects will receive funding through its 2022 research grant program. MCBC recommended $335,000 in project support for research and education, advancing agricultural inputs for craft beer,... more »

USApple announces 2022 NextGen Apple Fellowship Class

The U.S. Apple Association announced Feb. 15 the 2022 class of its new emerging leader program, the NextGen Apple Fellowship. Six fellows from across the country were chosen to participate in the 2022 class. The... more »

NNYADP: Apple thinning and economic data results shared, webinar set

The 2021 results of precision apple orchard management research funded by the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program are now posted under the Research: Horticulture and Local Foods tab at NYADP... more »

Feb. 1 fresh apple holdings totaled 77.6M bushels, 0.8% less than 2021

The U.S. Apple Association has released the February edition of USAppleTracker. According to the survey, the total number of apples in storage on Feb. 1, 2022, was 111.1 million bushels, 1.4% less than last February’s... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

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