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Washington Apple Education Foundation has new executive director

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) announces the hiring of  Faviola Barbosa as its new executive director. Barbosa began Feb. 1 in this role with the tree fruit industry’s charity. Faviola... more »

John Place is promoted to CEO at Nourse Farms Inc.

Nourse Farms Inc. announced Feb. 1 that founder and President Timothy Nourse has transitioned from overall leadership of Nourse Farms to chairman of the board of directors effective Jan. 1, 2022. Nourse is leaving the... more »

Maryland expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone

 The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) expanded  Jan. 20 its spotted lanternfly quarantine to include the following counties: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Cecil, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery and Washington, as well as Baltimore City. This... more »

2022 Pennsylvania Grape and Wine Industry Winter Conference set

The 2022 Pennsylvania Grape and Wine Industry Winter Conference will be presented by the Pennsylvania Wine Marketing and Research Program Board, in partnership with Penn State University Extension. Held on March 2-3 at the Penn... more »

Virtual format planned for New England winter meeting

The New England Vegetable & Berry Growers Association (NEV&BGA) Winter Meeting scheduled for Feb. 7 has moved online. The event will be held from 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. There is a $20 registration fee, which is waived... more »

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 »

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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