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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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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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 »
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 »
As cherry harvest is underway in northwest Michigan, growers are balancing management decisions with pre-harvest intervals (PHIs) and the rainy foreca... more »
The blueberry industry’s first year-long consumer advertising campaign is off to a "Positively Bluetiful" start for the Folsom, California-based U.... more »
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 Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher on July 12 highlighted National Blueberry Month with a visit to Macrie Brothers Blueberry Farm. ... more »
Two new high-chill blueberry varieties, MegasBlue and Titanium, have gained a strong reception from triallists and nurseries upon their launch into Eu... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »