By Region

Alabama Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Conference is Feb. 9-10, 2023

A fresh date for a familiar meeting will help Alabama specialty crop farmers grow new skills to better their farms. The Alabama Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (AFVGA) Annual Conference and Trade Show, formerly held... more »

IFPA urges resolution of trade flow at US-Mexico border

The International Fresh Produce Association is encouraged by recent announcements that some of the border crossings in Texas have been reopened, the organization said in an April 14 news release. "While this action is positive,... more »

Pollinator supportive trees and shrubs for farm and orchard windbreaks

Windbreaks are rows of trees or shrubs that are planted to reduce the force of wind. They provide many benefits by reducing wind speeds, moderating soil and air temperature, reducing soil erosion and evaporation, and... more »

Education sessions return to Viva Fresh in Texas

With under two weeks until the 2022 Viva Fresh Expo opens the doors, the industry is preparing to gather to show its newest products and share ideas. And with that, the Texas International Produce Association... more »

Klamath Basin farmers facing water cuts in California

Food production along the California-Oregon border will likely be significantly curtailed after the federal government announced April 11 that it intends to allocate 50,000 acre-feet of water to Klamath Basin irrigators in California this year.... more »

Florida blueberry season: Top-notch fruit, tools and knowledge

Florida’s blueberry production, harvest and shipping season has kicked off. The state’s blueberry industry has grown rapidly in the past 20 years. Today, Florida farmers grow more than 5,200 acres of blueberries, producing about 20... more »

FIRA launches US edition in Fresno, California

World FIRA, the leading event in ag robotics, will launch FIRA USA in Fresno, California, Oct. 18-20, to provide autonomous systems and robots to California and North American growers. Jointly organized by the Global Organization... more »

Georgia apple assessment approved; wine/grape check-off fails

Georgia apple producers recently voted to continue the Georgia Apple Commission Marketing Order for an additional three years. The new marketing order will allow the assessment rate to be changed from the current two cents... more »

Current Issue

May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

Ag Labor Review column: Heat is on to keep protecting workers on the farm

Notes From the Farm column: Apparel upgrades, reader questions keep one busy

see all current issue »

Be sure to check out our other specialty agriculture brands

produceprocessingsm Organic Grower