Penn State bilingual workshop covers fruit trees pruning, GAP

Penn State Extension in April offered a practical field training for Spanish-speaking growers and... more »

Michigan fruit processor to close doors, auction off equipment

A Michigan cherry and apple processor is closing its doors and auctioning off its equipment. New Mill Capital, a national asset acquisition and disposition firm has been engaged to sell the equipment assets of Cherry... more »

China’s tariff hikes hit fruit categories, including apples

According to media reports, China is placing new tariffs on 128 products bought from the U.S. as retaliation against taxes approved by President Trump on imported steel and aluminum. The new tariffs will go effect today,... more »

USDA adds cherry fruit fly to alert list 

It’s spring, which means many invasive Hungry Pests are emerging and will soon begin feeding on trees, plants and crops. These destructive species – which include the emerald ash borer, gypsy moth and citrus greening... more »

Honeybee management in tree fruit orchards

Most people in agriculture understand the crucial role cultivated honeybees play in the production of specialty crops across the country, particularly in the tree nut and tree fruit industries of the West Coast. Without a... more »

Kasumin registered in California for control of diseases in cherries

A newly registered FRAC group 24 bactericide from Arysta LifeScience will provide California walnut and cherry growers with a new bactericide to fight tough bacterial crop diseases while delivering an effective new resistance management tool.... more »

MSU CANR awards Jim Nugent Distinguished Service Award

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University honored four leaders in agriculture and natural resources for their community, state and national leadership with the Distinguished Service Award. The awards were... more »

Rainier Fruit targets yoga enthusiasts for sales

Rainier Fruit, a leading producer of organic and conventional apples, pears, cherries, and blueberries recently announced a partnership with Wanderlust, the world's largest producer of yoga lifestyle events. Rainier Fruit will be the presenting healthy... more »

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