Midwest

Weed research to be focus of Purdue weed science field day

The Purdue Weed Science Field Day plans to offer the latest in weed research information as well as info sessions and tours. The Weed Science Field Day is scheduled for June 27. It will run... more »

Sarah Frey of Frey Farms to advise House Committee on Agriculture

Sarah Frey, founder and CEO of Illinois’ Frey Farms, has been appointed to serve as an Advisor to the chair of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture. Frey will advise the U.S. House of Representatives’... more »

BRANDT to build Nebraska production facility

BRANDT, a retailer of agronomic services and manufacturer of specialty ag input products, plans to start construction on a production facility in Aurora, Nebraska, this summer. The company plans for the facility, Advanced Ag Formulations,... more »

Horticultural supply industry figure Kurt Dramm dies

Kurt Dramm, a leader in the horticultural supply industry, has died. He was 85. Dramm died May 16. He was the co-founder of the Manitowoc, Wisconsin, based Dramm Corp.,... more »

Michigan Apple Committee launches social media summit

The Michigan Apple Committee is offering a social media summit to teach selected young growers the latest trends and best practices to promote their business and the Michigan apple industry. The Handpicked Social Media Summit... more »

Minnesota study shows higher profits for Ag Water Quality Certified Farms

Farmers enrolled in the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP) experience higher profits than non-certified farms, according to a recent study by the Minnesota State Agricultural Centers of Excellence. The results mark the fourth... more »

Midwest Apple introduces EverCrisp successor

The Midwest Apple Improvement Association (MAIA) has introduced a successor to the EverCrisp variety. MAIA-Mitchell is an advanced and more vibrant coloring strain of its groundbreaking predecessor, MAIA-1. Specimens of which may be marketed as... more »

Wood pulp on tree fruit buds guards against frost damage

Tree fruit and vineyard growers are among those subjected annually to threats of significant economic losses from cold damage to reproductive fruit buds. An emerging approach is providing frost control, and researchers are optimistic regarding... more »

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

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Labor report: Fruit and vegetable growers voice concerns in 2024 labor survey

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