Northeast

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 »

Penn State grape, wine team seeks input from wine producers

Penn State University researchers and Extension educators are developing an online module that will provide users with information on statewide cultivar-specific trends in grape production, wine production, and sales in Pennsylvania. To create this module,... more »

NY governor announces $25M initiative to improve housing for farmworkers

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Nov. 17 a new $25 million package in grants and loans to improve housing conditions for farmworkers and to protect the health and safety of this critical workforce. The... more »

Virtual roundtable discussion on grape growing, winemaking set

Join industry stakeholders and Extension educators on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. ET, for a virtual roundtable discussion on winemaking, grape growing and more. During this webinar, Penn State and Maryland Extension specialists... 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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