Cool springs set well with fruit tree growers

Stable springs without hard frosts are sitting well for fruit tree growers around the country.

Washington growers are looking at a good bloom.

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Growers tap fresh market for sweet cherries

Some growers are looking for a late-season market window.

“It’s hard to put a number on the potential market for dark, fresh, sweet cherries.”

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Washington state crops, like cherries, ‘hit hard’ in trade war

Between April and September, according to a new report, Washington farmers and other export-dependent producers saw foreign sales plummet by between 2... more »

Blueberry council publishes SWD pest control manual

As part of its educational work, the Good Practices Committee of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) has published “Spotted Wing Drosophila ... more »

US moves to protect tart cherry industry from dumping by Turkey

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, D.-Michigan, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, said Nov. 1 a major st... more »

Cherry Marketing Institute gets MSU Key Partner Award

The Cherry Marketing Institute (CMI) received the 2018 Key Partner Award from Michigan State University (MSU) Extension on Oct. 16 at the organization... more »

Story outlines Michigan cherry industry’s concern over Turkish imports

A small industry that helps attract hundreds of thousands of visitors to northern Michigan could be at risk. According to an Oct. 22 story published ... more »

Canada ‘yet to realize’ fruit export potential in Europe

Canada has huge opportunities for fruit exports to Europe that are being left unrealized, despite the opening up of trade between EU countries and the... more »

USDA resources help fruit farm stay in family hands

Nestled in the hills of Adams County, Pennsylvania lies a fifth-generation family farm, Boyer Nurseries & Orchards. Purchased in 1900 by the pa... more »

StePac shows off resealable lid film product

StePac and Tadbik have partnered to produce a new modified atmosphere resealable lidding film. The new technology is engineered to extend the shelf li... more »

British Columbia fresh cherry varieties to hit Japanese markets

Minister MacAulay and MP Stephen Fuhr announced that the #GoC has secured market access for #CdnAg cherries to #Japan #GrowingCdnAg 🇨🇦🇯🇵 p... more »

IFTA highlights Kelowna apples, cherries

The International Fruit Tree Association conducted its 2018 Summer Study Tour in Kelowna, British Columbia. The tour was packed with opportunities to ... more »

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