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Virginia apple growers: act on fungal infections, fire blight

In a recent update from Virginia Tech, apple growers are advised to take immediate action against major fungal infections and the looming threat of fire blight, following significant infections reported on May 4-5. Dr. Keith... more »

MSU plans insect forum

Michigan State University’s Department of Entomology is planning an insect symposium. The Excellence in Insect Science Symposium 2024 is scheduled for May 16-17 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, Michigan. The... more »

EU ruling favors Pink Lady trademark registration

A European court ruling has favored Pink Lady in its long running trademark registration spat. It has been more than 10 years since Pink Lady America LLP (PLA) filed an application before the European Union... more »

Georgia association weighs in on H-2A rules, farm bill

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) is weighing in on the Department of Labor’s H-2A rules and the proposed 2024 farm bill. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rules further threaten the viability... more »

Bureau of Reclamation increases California water allocations

The Bureau of Reclamation has increased Central Valley (California) Project 2024 water supply allocations for south-of-Delta contractors and those in the Friant Division. While all north-of-Delta Central Valley Project contractors are currently at 100% of... more »

Georgia strawberry growers battling fungus

Many strawberry sites in Georgia are now suffering substantial plant mortality as the season progresses. Losses are not uniform, and some sites look pretty good. But unfortunately, many do not. If diseases continue to increase,... more »

California strawberry grower Mayra Paniagua receives award

Mayra Paniagua, a second-generation California grower, has received the Strawberry Industry Impact Award from the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce. Paniagua's parents migrated from Mexico, starting out as pickers and eventually moving up to... more »

New WSU entomology endowed chair helping tree fruit industry

When it comes to pests and tree fruit, old problems can become more difficult, while new problems can pop up quickly with devastating consequences. Expanding research to address new challenges takes time, especially when science... more »

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