Fruits

How to fight hard-to-kill codling moths in apples

The stakes are high for apple growers. A single worm burrowing into an apple makes it unmarketable for fresh sales and can even hurt processing sales.

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California strawberry growers succeed despite challenges

Roughly four out of every five strawberries are grown in the United States come from California, which is the only state to have a year-round growing season. But growers also face difficult regulations and business conditions, including mandated increases to the state minimum wage.

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South Georgia muscadine grape conference July 26 in Americus

With the end of summer drawing near, Georgia’s muscadine harvest season is right around the corner. While growers wait for their fruit to ripen, ... more »

North Georgia vineyard tour to show cultivation practices

Georgia’s wine industry has surged in size and popularity over the past decade, but this success didn’t happen overnight. This August, Universi... more »

Spotted wing drosophila update for NW Michigan cherry growers

As cherry harvest is underway in northwest Michigan, growers are balancing management decisions with pre-harvest intervals (PHIs) and the rainy foreca... more »

Promotional strategy delivers ‘exceptional’ results for USHBC

The blueberry industry’s first year-long consumer advertising campaign is off to a "Positively Bluetiful" start for the Folsom, California-based U.... more »

Keeping up with grape canopy management

Early spring soil moisture and warm, dry conditions favor rapid grapevine development and reduced fruit and leaf disease pressure in northwest Michiga... more »

New Jersey ag chief highlights Jersey Fresh blueberries

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher on July 12 highlighted National Blueberry Month with a visit to Macrie Brothers Blueberry Farm. ... more »

New blueberry varieties gain strong reception 

Two new high-chill blueberry varieties, MegasBlue and Titanium, have gained a strong reception from triallists and nurseries upon their launch into Eu... more »

Canada invests $11M in wine sector

Canadian officials on July 10 announced an $11 million investment in the country’s wine sector. Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna La... more »

How to fight hard-to-kill codling moths in apples

The early bird gets the worm, and growers who prepare early will have more luck catching codling moth before it damages their apples. Insecticide s... more »

Wish Farms’ expansion of Michigan blueberry program underway

Plant City, Florida-based Wish Farms, the year-round berry marketer, is pleased to announce it has expanded its relationship with Michigan grower, Led... more »


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