Fruits

RosBREED 2 halfway toward improved parent plants

Apple cultivars with ancient genetic resistance to the industry’s scourge of fire blight, and peaches with a consumer-friendly texture are just two of many targets that researchers with the RosBREED... more

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 foreca... more

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Michigan Wine Collaborative annual meeting March 1

The annual meeting of the Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC) will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 4:30 p.m., at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalam... more »

New York state confirms finding of spotted lanternfly

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has confirmed that the spotted lanternfly invasive insect has been found for the first time... more »

Massachusetts distributor honored for local agriculture support

Sid Wainer & Son, a distributor of specialty produce and food in New England, has been honored for its outstanding dedication and commitment to su... more »

Phytelligence hires vice president of sales for grapes

Phytelligence, a leading agricultural biotechnology company that is revolutionizing food crops, today announced the addition of Curt Gran... more »

Michigan Wine Grape Vineyard Establishment Conference set

The Michigan winery industry economic impact is valued at $5.4 billion with more than 130 wineries according to the Michigan Grape & Wine Industry... more »

Kapnick Orchards wins Michigan cider contest

Kapnick Orchards won the 21st annual Michigan Apple Cider Contest at the Great Lakes Fruit Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids Dec. 8. ... more »

Fresh apple holdings at 131.1 million bushels

U.S. Apple Association has released its second report on the 2017 apple crop. According to the survey, this year’s fresh apple holdings on Dec. 1, ... more »

Growers, researchers honored at Great Lakes EXPO banquet

Growers and researchers were honored for their contributions to the industry Wednesday, Dec. 8 at a formal banquet at the Great Lakes Fruit Vegetable ... more »

New York industry expects good apple supplies

As the New York region prepares for the New York Produce Show, the state’s apple shippers report they expect apple supplies for the year-end holiday... more »

The Petaluma Gap is newest American Viticultural Area

The Petaluma Gap Winegrowers Alliance (PGWA) applauded the final rulemaking by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), establishing the P... more »


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