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Michigan AgrAbility intoduces demonstration farm

Michigan AgrAbility has partnered with Holland area farmer Doug Ver Hoeven in establishing a demonstration farm where farmers can see and try a variety of assistive technology tools and equipment before investing in aides that... more »

Massachusetts cranberry growers identify state grown fruit with new insignia

Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association (CCCGA),  representing more than 325 Massachusetts cranberry growers statewide, announces the debut of an insignia emblem distinguishing locally grown fruit on cranberry products sourced from within the Commonwealth. The logo... more »

Northeast orchards launch 2019 season with Eco certification

A network of farmers dedicated to finding the most ecological way to grow top quality fruit in the Northeast have certified over 1,400 acres of apples and stone fruit for the 2019 season. The partnership,... more »

USDA-ARS offers public tour of its grape, apple and cherry collection

The public is invited to get an insider’s view of the USDA-ARS germplasm repository at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, on Sept. 21 from 9-11 a.m. Attendees will be guided by experts from the... more »

Washington apple industry debuts new educational video series

A new video series from the Washington Apple Commission shares an inside look at the Washington apple industry to educate consumers, international trade and retailers. The series is divided into nine segments highlighting Trade, Technology,... more »

Gladstone Land acquires vineyard in Napa, California

Gladstone Land Corp. has acquired a 366-acre vineyard in Napa, California, for $32 million. In connection with the acquisition, Gladstone Land entered into a leaseback agreement with the seller for a 10-year, triple-net lease. “This is an exciting acquisition... more »

Michigan House panel seeks protection for cherry producers

The Michigan House Agriculture Committee, chaired by Rep. Julie Alexander, approved on Sept. 4 a resolution supporting a petition before the U.S. International Trade Commission to protect Michigan’s domestic cherry industry. Michigan growers supply roughly... more »

Michigan blueberry growers’ research fund starts well

With new research on the way, and a promising crop in the field, it’s a good year to be a Michigan blueberry grower. Halfway through the harvest season, all indications were for good total yields.... more »

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Sustainability takes many forms

Boyer Orchards goes from side business to award winner in three generations

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Growers quickly see benefits of drip irrigation

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