Crop Protection

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 »

Chiquita introduces climate change variety development initiative

Chiquita, a leading global banana brand, has started a joint venture to research and develop disease-resistant banana variety. Chiquita recognizes the significance of taking measurable action against climate change. In a long-term collaboration, Chiquita has... 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 »

UC study estimates costs for growing coastal organic strawberries

A new study can help growers and others estimate costs and potential returns for California’s Central Coast organic strawberries. The study was recently released by UC Agriculture and Natural Resources, UC Cooperative Extension and the... more »

Plant disease scientist honored

A Cornell University plant disease scientist has been honored for her work in improving crops. Maria Harrison is an adjunct professor in the section of plant pathology and plant-microbe biology at Cornell’s School of Integrative... more »

MSU hires farm manager for plant pathology, entomology centers

Michigan State University has hired a new farm manager to oversee its Plant Pathology and Entomology Research Centers. Jared Andrews will direct and lead daily operations and administrative duties at the two MSU AgBioResearch on-campus... more »

FIRA USA to showcase ag robotics in northern California

The FIRA USA ag robotics conference returns to California. Ag robotics is the focus of a fall northern California FIRA USA farm automation conference. FIRA USA is returning and is set to provide a convergence... 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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