Cherries

USDA-ARS research entomologist honored for insect studies

A U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) research entomologist is being honored for her work with insects as biological controls. Rebecca Schmidt-Jeffris, a USDA-ARS research entomologist, has been named a finalist for a... more »

Technology revolutionizes cherry, small fruit grading, packing

Technology upgrades have swept through West Coast fruit packinghouses, with everything from stone fruit, apples and citrus processed on more sophisticated equipment than a generation ago. That includes cherries, which present several special handling needs:... more »

Domex Superfresh promotes Conner O’Malley to president

Domex Superfresh Growers has promoted Conner O'Malley to president. In his new role, O’Malley will lead sales, operations, marketing, production management and grower relations. O’Malley succeeds predecessor Tim Lane, who plans to retire later this... more »

Registration opens for IFTA Canadian summer tour

International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) is inviting industry professionals to register for its summer tour. Scheduled for July 23-25, the IFTA 2023 Summer Study Tour plans to visit Nova Scotia. Tour participants are scheduled to... more »

Orchard covers, netting solutions have varied impact

Editor’s note: This article is an expanded version of the article that appeared in print. Orchard protective covers and netting used in fruit production can reduce hail damage and provide sunburn protection, along with other... more »

Serve and protect: Riveridge cherry protection boosts crop

Editor's note: This article is an expanded version of the article that appeared in print. Commercial sweet cherry production is particularly challenging in the Midwest and Northeast regions of the U.S., including in Michigan where... more »

CMI prepares for sweet cherry season

Northwest cherries deliver an intense, extremely profitable season and there’s only a three-month window left to plan promotions and reserve volume. Bolster sales from every direction with the freshest selections of premium cherries, high-graphic displays,... more »

CMI Orchards’ Bob Mast named Apple Citizen of the Year

Bob Mast, president of CMI Orchards, is being recognized as the 2023 Apple Citizen of the Year by the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. The Apple Citizen of the... more »

Current Issue

Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

National Plant Diagnostic Network

 

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