Fruits

Michigan blueberry orchard and facilities purchased

Gladstone Land Corp. announced June 10 that it has acquired 930 gross acres of farmland, including approximately 480 acres of blueberry bushes, and support facilities located in Paw Paw, Michigan, for $13.3 million. The facilities... more »

2021 preharvest blueberry webinar set by Michigan State University

Michigan State University Extension MSU Extension and the Small Fruit Team are holding the 2021 Blueberry Preharvest webinar on June 17, 2021, from noon to 2 p.m.. This webinar will provide updates on important issues... more »

Georgia peach farm introduces free two-day shipping nationwide

Fresh Georgia peaches are closer than ever. This summer, Pearson Farm introduces free two-day delivery for all peach orders. June until early August, Pearson Farm ships farm-fresh Georgia peaches throughout most of the continental United... more »

First adult Western cherry fruit fly expected to begin emergence in Oregon

All cherry trees owners should be aware the emergence of the first adult western cherry fruit flies is expected to begin on June 14 in the La Grande, Oregon, area. 50% adult fly emergence expected... more »

Michigan Apple Committee board welcomes new appointees, elects officers

The Michigan Apple Committee Board of Directors welcomed new appointees and elected officers at its June 11 meeting. Michael Dietrich of Conklin was elected Chair, and Kimberly Kropf of Lowell was elected vice chair at... more »

Ontario apple growers mark Local Food Week

As Ontario marks Local Food Week, the province’s apple growers have been making sure locally grown apples are a top-of-mind food choice with consumers through support from the Hon. Ernie Hardeman and the Government of... more »

Partnership targets nation’s food deserts

Some of tree agriculture’s biggest players are looking to change the face of hunger and food accessibility in the U.S. Burchell Nursery, in partnership with Netafim USA and Dole Packaged Foods, has identified some of... more »

Mother, Marine son take over blueberry farm nestled in city

What do a retired music professor and a retiring U.S. Marine have in common? Why, a blueberry farm, of course. Mother and son, Nancy Cornish and Stephen Cornish, and his wife Sonya, went into business... more »

Current Issue

Mother, Marine son take over blueberry farm nestled in city

Partnership targets nation’s food deserts

FGN 60th Anniversary: Industry innovates to find best ways to grow fruit

Philosophy, learning from failure recipe for farming success at Homegrown Organic Farms

Mating disruption products availability, practice grows

CPS continues to fund research into listeria

Farm Market column: Consumer disruption puts focus on retailers’ actions

Notes from the Farm column: Stand-up tree planter works; keep a list for doctor

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