Blueberries

Blueberry convention hotel reservations deadline nearing

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is reminding blueberry industry professionals that the hotel registration deadline for their upcoming convention is approaching. The Blueberry Convention 2023 is scheduled for Feb. 21-24 in San Diego, California.... more »

IFPA to host commodity working groups

Growers and other industry members can gain industry insights from leading experts in upcoming web seminars sponsored by the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA). The members-only global commodity working groups series webinars are scheduled to... more »

New NuPlant plant tissue culture propagation system released

NuPlant is introducing SmartClone, an advanced plant tissue culture propagation system designed to rapidly deliver significantly improved plants from breeding programs for multiple species, according to a news release. SmartClone uses precision robotics to deliver... more »

Farm Bureau to present Specialty Crop Trade Summit

Citing unsuccessful attempts to address trade issues through the International Trade Commission (ITC), farmer delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) convention approved a proposal to set a Specialty Crop Trade Summit this year.... more »

Ed sessions shine at SE Regional Fruit & Veg Conference

Fruit Growers News managing editor Chris Koger is attending the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Georgia. At the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, growers are attending sessions,... more »

USDA names research projects receiving climate funding

Research funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is designed to advance climate-related efforts by growers and others. The USDA is providing an additional $325 million for 71 projects in the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities... more »

Protecting orchards from deer damage

Because they consume lots of fruits and pecans, deer can become big problems in orchards, especially during mating season when male deer can destroy trees. Monte Nesbitt, Extension program specialist of pecans, fruit and citrus... more »

Group recognizes highly-cited MSU entomology professor

Rufus Isaacs, a professor of entomology at Michigan State University, has been recognized by Clarivate Analytics through its Highly Cited Researchers List for 2022. The honor identifies individuals across the globe who have demonstrated significant... more »

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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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