Fruits

Apple crop forecast in line with averages

This year’s U.S. apple crop is sizing up to be on par with the five-year average, giving industry experts hope for a positive marketing climate. The forecast for apple production is 248 million b... more

Organic growers tally wish lists for new farm bill

Organic growers say they’re more than a niche of the agriculture market, and the group appears to be getting Washington’s attention as they lobby for more i... more

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Nominations for Young Apple Leaders sought by USApple

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is seeking nominations for its USApple Young Apple Leaders program. Young apple growers who are at the start... more »

Washington state apple pesticide residue study released

Since 2011, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission (WTFRC) has conducted annual trials to evaluate pesticide residues on Gala apples. This y... more »

Winegrape grower Winiarski named to California Hall of Fame

California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown, in partnership with the California Museum, said Nov. 14 Warren Winiarski will... more »

Intuity fungicide registered for grape botrytis, powdery mildew

Valent U.S.A.'s Intuity fungicide has been registered in the U.S. and California for botrytis control and powdery mildew suppression in wine grapes. A... more »

Disease-resistant apples perform better than old favorites

You may not find them in the produce aisle yet, but it’s only a matter of time before new disease-resistant apple cultivars overtake favorites... more »

Farmington Fresh a U.S. provider of sliced Opal brand apples

Farmington Fresh, a provider of fresh sliced apples, oranges, pears, and other fruits and vegetables to the food service industry and retailers, has r... more »

Michael David Winery purchases Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel vineyard

Michael David Winery has purchased the historic 160-acre DeLuca Vineyard property, located on the eastern edge of the Lodi sub-appellation of Clements... more »

$10M committed for cranberry health benefits research

Cranberry grower-owned cooperative Ocean Spray will invest more than $10 million over the next five years into researching health benefits of consu... more »

Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention starting Jan. 30

The 2018 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held Jan. 30 - Feb. 1 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania... more »

Ohio climbing up in wine production

Ohio has inched up in its ranking for wine production to the sixth highest state in the nation. The state moved from the seventh highest number of ... more »


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