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Western Growers announces Future Volunteer Leaders

Western Growers is welcoming the seventh class of Future Volunteer Leaders, a group who will be embedded in specialized networking and agricultural leadership development events with the organization for the next two years. Class VII... more »

Grimmway’s Jeff Huckaby chosen as organic grower of the year

The Organic Grower Summit, presented by Western Growers and OPN, will honor long-time organic grower Jeff Huckaby as the recipient of the fifth annual Grower of the Year award. Huckaby, president and CEO of Grimmway Farms, was selected based... more »

Syngenta recognizes award finalist biofungicide Quilliabrium

Botanical Solution Inc., innovator of sustainable, consistent and cost-effective advanced botanical materials for agricultural and pharmaceutical applications, has been named a finalist in the Crop Science Award for Best Industry Collaboration with distribution partner Syngenta.... more »

FFVA honors weed researcher Nathan Boyd

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) named University of Florida (UF) weed scientist  Nathan Boyd its 2022 Researcher of the Year. Boyd is a professor of horticulture and weed science... more »

Industry innovations, best practices among topics for fruit growers at EXPO

For successful crop management, growers must address climate change and invest in proper equipment to prevent disease, according to presentations at the upcoming 2022 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO. In addition, growers... more »

High tunnel grapes thrive in tough locations

Researchers are pursuing a project initiated during a 2018 Michigan State Ag Innovations Day to evaluate the potential for high tunnel warm-season winegrape cultivar plantings. The goal is to confirm that winegrape quality and yield... more »

Powdery mildew presses high tunnel winegrapes

Michigan State University researchers have found that grapes protected by high tunnels produce phenomenal yields compared to unprotected vines, but growers must be vigilant for powdery mildew. Greg Lang, an MSU tree fruit specialist, told... more »

MSU develops apple fruit set prediction model

An updated apple fruit set prediction model is being developed by Michigan State University (MSU) researchers. The model was presented at the Michigan Pomesters’ Ridgefest field day in late July, with participants touring research trials... more »

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