Apples

EU ruling favors Pink Lady trademark registration

A European court ruling has favored Pink Lady in its long running trademark registration spat. It has been more than 10 years since Pink Lady America LLP (PLA) filed an application before the European Union... more »

Peach State seeks ag commodity commission members

Growers are being sought by the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) to serve on the Peach State’s agriculture commodity commissions, including those for apples, blueberries, grapes and peaches. A dozen of Georgia’s agricultural commodity commissions... more »

Smart Apply precision spraying adds California staffer

Noah Sanders has joined Smart Apply, creator of the Smart Apply Intelligent Spray Control System for high-value specialty crops, as regional sales director. Based in Bakersfield, California, Sanders will provide technical sales support to equipment... more »

EPA, USApple tour USDA Appalachian Fruit Research Station

Rod Snyder, senior advisor for agriculture to the EPA administrator, recently visited USDA’s Appalachian Fruit Research Station in Kearneysville, West Virginia. Snyder, who was invited to the station tour by the U.S. Apple Association, was... more »

Rabobank report features berry, apple market snapshot

Rabobank has published its latest North American Agribusiness Review, which includes an analysis and summary of market conditions and trends for fruits and vegetables. The report, from the RaboResearch Food and Agribusiness team in North... more »

IFTA Yakima Valley tour provides orchard insights

During the International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) conference and orchard visits, participants viewed the variety of fruit training systems and crop load management programs that Washington apple growers employ. Participants visited a half-dozen farms in... more »

Pennsylvania recognizes fruit industry professionals

Chris Baugher, vice president of operations for Adams County Nursery, is the State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania (SHAP) 2024 Outstanding Grower of the Year. Baugher received the honor during the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention... more »

Tree fruit honorees: IFTA recognizes individuals

The International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) has recognized individuals for their contributions to the horticulture industry. At IFTA’s Feb. 14 business meeting and awards session during the organization’s 67th conference in Yakima, Washington, the association... more »

Current Issue

Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

National Plant Diagnostic Network

 

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