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Minch new director of New Jersey Division of Ag and Natural Resources

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced Dec. 23 the appointment of Frank Minch, of Raritan Township, as director of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s Division of Agricultural and Natural Resources. Minch has... more »

Cornell AgriTech online course makes hard cider easier

When the pandemic shut down in-person learning in 2020, Cornell AgriTech took those lemons and turned them into hard apple cider. AgriTech began offering a cider-making course at its Geneva, New York, campus in 2009... more »

CiderCon 2022 to be held in Virginia from Feb. 1-4, 2022

The American Cider Association is pleased to announced that CiderCon 2022 will take place in Richmond, Virginia from Feb. 1-4, 2022. With tours, tastings, educational workshops, demos and more, CiderCon’s return to an in-person event... more »

Joe Atchison III named New Jersey assistant secretary of agriculture

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced Dec. 14 the appointment of Joe Atchison III of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, as the Assistant Secretary of Agriculture. Atchison has been the director of the Division... more »

NYS Food Hub will improve access to healthy foods, support farmers

New York state announced Dec. 10 the "topping off" ceremony of the New York State Regional Food Hub in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx, where the final beam of the 60,000-square-foot, $40 million... more »

Wafler Farms: family, fruit, nursery

(This is the final installment in a series of stories focusing on the 60th anniversary of Fruit Growers News.) Great Lakes Fruit Growers News, the forerunner of Fruit Growers News, was regionally-focused during its early... more »

Don’t overlook orchard sanitation and weather station maintenance

After several weeks of summer trying to keep a firm grip on us, fall weather is finally here. As the leaves are falling from the trees, there are few disease management items on the to-do... more »

Grapevine trunk disease management in dormant period viewed

Join the Eastern Viticulture and Enology Forum on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 3-4:30 p.m. ET, for the webinar "Advances in Grapevine Trunk Disease Management in the Dormant Period." This timely webinar occurs at the beginning of the... 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

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Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

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