Farm Management

Ciderhuset savors tradition in Norway’s fjords

Norwegian orchardists Åge Eitungjerde and Eli-Grete Høyvik have cultivated a rich legacy in cider and juice production that unfolds against the breathtaking backdrop of the Sognefjord on Norway’s western coast. Nestled in the heart of... more »

Frecon Farms: 8 decades of Pennsylvania apples

Sustaining soil health is a key ingredient in Frecon Farms’ success. The third-generation farming operation, which grows apples and peaches, began in 1944 in Boyertown, Pennsylvania, 37 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Frecon Farms, which celebrates... more »

2023 Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards

The Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News recognized the hard work of the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Award Class of 2023 during a reception Dec. 5 at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable... more »

FEMA assistance available for 2023 Michigan storms

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is making federal disaster assistance available to the state of Michigan to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from Aug. 24-26, 2023.... more »

GFVGA asks for transparency on H-2A wage rates

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) has filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the Department of Labor (DOL) regarding wage rates for workers in the H-2A temporary visa program. New hourly... more »

USDA’s fruit and vegetable advisory group meets in February

The USDA Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC) is preparing for its next meeting. The committee will have a virtual meeting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern on March 4-5, 2024. The USDA... more »

WSU seeks input on phenology-based management of pears

Washington State University researchers are asking for input from pear growers and others in the industry for an annual survey on pear management practices. The purpose of this survey is to gain a better understanding... more »

Georgia Ag Forecast registration open

Registration for the 2024 Georgia Ag Forecast, presented by the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) and UGA Cooperative Extension, is now open.   The Georgia Ag Forecast is scheduled for Jan. 26 at... 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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