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Bartolo named 2018 Colorado fruit, veg member of the year

Michael Bartolo, director of the Colorado State University Arkansas Valley Research Center, Rocky Ford, Colo., has been selected the 2018 Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association's (CFVGA) Robert Sakata Member of the Year. He will... more »

Induction held for Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame honorees

The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees for 2019 were honored at the Florida State Fair’s Agricultural Hall of Fame Banquet on Feb. 12,. More information is available at FloridaAgHallofFame.org. “Agriculture is Florida’s oldest industry, and... more »

Virginia Is deemed ‘ripe’ for berry growing

Virginia is not just for lovers, but for berry growers, too, according Dr. Reza Rafie, Virginia State University (VSU) Extension specialist in horticulture. That’s because after conducting extensive research of berry production across central and southside... more »

Wyman’s of Maine wild blueberries featured in video series

Wyman’s of Maine and Allen’s Blueberry freezer recently were featured in a video series produced by the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI). The wild blueberries are grown almost exclusively to be individually quick frozen and... more »

Wine research seminar headed to Columbia Gorge AVA

Pacific Northwest wine grape growers and wineries will learn to put industry-funded research to use at the Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVEx) seminar on March 6, 2019, in The Dalles, Oregon. The seminar... more »

Researchers investigating the science behind wine, chocolate

Few gifts say Happy Valentine’s Day better than wine and chocolate. These time-honored hallmarks of affection are among the most popular and beloved Valentine’s traditions. But exactly what makes them so desirable, so delicious, has... more »

Saskatchewan fruit breeders receive prestigious horticulture award

Bob Bors and Rick Sawatzky, fruit breeders with the Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Bioresources at the University of Saskatchewan, are the joint recipients of the prestigious Stevenson Award for their development... more »

Genome data means improved crops for vast rose family

Encompassing not only hundreds of rose varieties, but thousands of species of useful, beautiful and edible plants including apples, almonds, cherries, pears, raspberries and strawberries, the rose family of plants, Rosaceae, is vast and valuable,... more »


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