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NYAA features growers in award-winning ad

A New York Apple Association commercial featuring New York apple growers won a prestigious bronze Telly Award. The Telly Awards recognize video and television content across all screens. More than 200 judges from advertising agencies,... more »

Preparations underway for 2022 Ag Progress Days

Organizers have begun preparations for Penn State's 2022 Ag Progress Days exposition, which will be held Aug. 9-11 in Centre County. Sponsored by the College of Agricultural Sciences, the expo is held at the Russell... more »

New York ag department launches farm directory

The New York State Department of Agriculture plans to launch a statewide online Farm Directory in mid-June. The Farm Directory will connect consumers to producers of farm products and promote New York farms. The Farm... more »

Jersey Fresh event highlights N.J. strawberry crop

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture visited Bonacorsi’s Family Farm in Frenchtown in Hunterdon County to highlight the Jersey Fresh strawberry picking season. Bonacorsi family members at a Jersey Fresh promotion... more »

Delmarva strawberry crop kicking into gear

In our region, commercial strawberries are grouped in two classes based on their flowering habit: those that flower and fruit mostly once in the spring and those that continue to flower and fruit as long... more »

New York Apple Association welcomes Nathaniel Foster

Nathaniel Foster joins the New York Apple Association as account and event manager. He brings 20 years of experience in the grocery industry in retail purchasing and store operations, customer service, and sales and account... more »

Successful pollination key to strawberry, blueberry production

Strawberries are aggregate fruits. They have multiple ovules per receptacle where the fruit is formed. The strawberry receptacle may have up to 500 ovules per berry. You will see these as “seeds” on the outside... more »

Would blueberries benefit from more nitrogen?

It is soon time to apply nitrogen fertilizer to blueberries. Urea or ammonium sulfate are the recommended materials. Use urea if your soil pH is in the recommended range of 4.5 to 5.0 and use... more »

Current Issue

Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

Ridgefest updates industry on Michigan apple, cherry research

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

Farm Market column: Fine Tuning Your Market Performance

Ag Labor Review: Small-town virtues, from the ballpark to the classroom

 

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