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Dhingra joins Texas A&M; Doreen Main takes interim role at WSU

Following the retirement of Dan Lineberger earlier this year, an extensive search for a new department head in Horticultural Sciences has been ongoing at Texas A&M University for the important leadership position. Amit Dhingra, Ph.D.,... more »

Texas growers expect bumper peach, blackberry crops

Texas peach and blackberry producers are reporting above-average fruit sets, good growing conditions and very few issues as they near harvests, and are expecting high demand, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Larry Stein,... more »

MSU’s Hendrick new Texas Tech provost, senior vice president of academic affairs

Ronald L. Hendrick, dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University (MSU), has been appointed provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at Texas Tech University, effective July... more »

NMSU-DACC partnership aims to develop smart-farming workforce

The New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering and College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences along with Doña Ana Community College have formed a partnership to prepare the next-generation workforce to use innovative smart... more »

Innovation, change in agriculture driven by Rio Grande salinity

The increasing salinity of the Rio Grande is a real problem for agricultural producers. Experts from Texas A&M AgriLife Research are studying this problem to provide options and advice for those who rely on this... more »

Climate change lecture to highlight promise of regenerative agriculture

It’s unusual to come across a documentary about climate change that strikes an optimistic note, but that’s what Netflix viewers were treated to last September with the premiere of “Kiss the Ground.” The documentary, narrated... more »

Soil moisture conditions suffer as Texas faces lingering drought

Parts of Texas have slipped deeper into drought, and farmers who depend on irrigation water may find supplies limited. Parts of the state are in dire need of soil saturating rains and runoff to replenish... more »

Viva Fresh pledge launched by Texas produce group, food bank

The Texas International Produce Association announced a new partnership with the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley (Food Bank RGV) at the recent Viva Fresh Expo’s keynote luncheon. According to a news release, Food... 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

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