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Invasive spotted lanternfly confirmed in Michigan

The invasive spotted lanternfly has been found in a Michigan county. Michigan officials have confirmed the state’s second detection of the invasive spotted lanternfly (SLF)  in Monroe County. SLF is a destructive pest that feeds... more »

OSU South Centers to host Crop, Soil & Water Field Night on July 25

Drones and inputs will be part of a Crop, Soil & Water Field Night to be hosted by Ohio State University (OSU). The OSU South Centers Soil, Water, and Bioenergy program will host the July... more »

Washington Winegrowers Association to hold food safety webinar

The Washington Winegrowers Association is scheduling a food safety webinar. The Winery Sanitation & Food Safety Webinar is scheduled for June 27. The web seminar is designed to train viticulturists and winemakers on best practices... more »

Tenerelli Orchards exits wholesale, focuses on farmers markets, u-pick

Leaving the wholesale end of the business for direct-to-consumer sales via farmers markets proved a successful move for a Southern California tree fruit grower.  In the high desert an hour northeast of Los Angeles, Tenerelli... more »

Titan Farms partners with CarbonCents to reduce carbon footprint

A partnership with a carbon reduction tech firm should help Titan Farms cut its carbon footprint. CarbonCents is a pioneering technology firm specializing in carbon footprint tracking and reduction solutions. The collaboration for the Ridge... more »

MSU to host 2024 preharvest blueberry Extension twilight meeting

The Michigan State University blueberry team is inviting blueberry growers to attend this year’s preharvest blueberry Extension twilight meeting. MSU’s 2024 preharvest Extension meeting is scheduled for June 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.... more »

Michigan Apples taps marketing agency for consumer marketing

The Michigan Apple Committee has hired a marketing agency to promote the state’s apples. FoodMix Marketing Communications, a food and beverage branding agency, will implement branding, consumer marketing and social media work aimed at increasing... more »

Native plants give local pollinators a kick-start to the season

Mother Nature awakens her spring with a sense of renewal and fresh beginnings. Farmers are acutely in tune with the change in seasons and approach them with their own levels of intensity. They monitor their... more »

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Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

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