Crop Management

Protecting water supplies through groundwater recharge

To help improve water availability, a number of Central Valley California growers are participating with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in a groundwater recharge program. The pilot program, launched and administered through USDA Office of... more »

Annual California Small Farm Conference released 2025 dates

The 37th annual California Small Farm Conference is scheduled for Feb. 23-27. The 2025 edition of the conference will be offered as a hybrid and bilingual event. It will feature four days of virtual workshops... more »

2024 Michigan viticulture field day scheduled

This year’s Michigan Viticulture Field Day and Enology Experience Day are scheduled. The 35th yearly field day is scheduled for July 31 while the enology event is set for Aug. 1.   The events are... more »

UC study estimates blackberry production costs

A new study examines how growers and others can estimate costs and potential returns for blackberries grown on California’s Central Coast. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, UC Cooperative Extension and the UC Davis... more »

California, Oregon growers introduce regeneratively grown blueberries

A regenerative agriculture supplier, AC Foods, has welcomed betterful, a line of Regenerative Organic Certified blueberries, to the market. Launched in stores in April and available through September, betterful blueberries are grown in California and... more »

BeeHero opens Australian location

BeeHero, a company that is focused on offering precision pollination services, has established a new regional headquarters in Australia. This location opening is part of a strategic plan to expand operations in support of Australian... more »

Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association starts partnership effort

In an effort to bolster industry support, the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) has launched the Partnership for Growth Program. The Partnership for Growth Program provides GFVGA industry champions the opportunity to support... more »

Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day registration opens

Registration is now open for the annual Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day. The event is scheduled for Aug. 8 in San Luis Obispo. The show is a large research and education gathering for the... more »

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

Modern solar and storage technology can help apple packers stand out

Labor report: Fruit and vegetable growers voice concerns in 2024 labor survey

Tenerelli Orchards exits wholesale, focuses on farmers markets, u-pick

Protecting water supplies through vineyard groundwater recharge

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

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