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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USDA adds cherry fruit fly to alert list 

It’s spring, which means many invasive Hungry Pests are emerging and will soon begin feeding on trees, plants and crops. These destructive species ... more »

Honeybee management in tree fruit orchards

Most people in agriculture understand the crucial role cultivated honeybees play in the production of specialty crops across the country, partic... more »

Kasumin registered in California for control of diseases in cherries

A newly registered FRAC group 24 bactericide from Arysta LifeScience will provide California walnut and cherry growers with a new bactericide to fight... more »

MSU CANR awards Jim Nugent Distinguished Service Award

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University honored four leaders in agriculture and natural resources for the... more »

Rainier Fruit targets yoga enthusiasts for sales

Rainier Fruit, a leading producer of organic and conventional apples, pears, cherries, and blueberries recently announced a partnership with Wanderlus... more »

AgroFresh’s Harvista has expanded label for cherries

AgroFresh Solutions' label for its Harvista pre-harvest technology has been expanded for use on cherries at blossom time application. This technology ... more »

Miezio named Cherry Bay Orchards’ new president

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="304"] Mark Miezio[/caption] Cherry Bay Orchards (CBO), a fruit grower with operations in both northern and s... more »

Tart cherry industry hires strategic marketing director

The Cherry Marketing Institute (CMI) and Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB) have hired Lynn Vollbrecht as director of strategic marketing. ... more »

Shoreline Fruit secures new investment in CherryFlex

Traverse City, Michigan-based Shoreline Fruit, a grower, processor and marketer of tart cherries and other fruit-based products, has made a new invest... more »

Chile picked for inaugural Global Cherry Summit

After years of exponential growth buoyed by aggressive planting, improved post-harvest practices and Chinese demand, the Chilean cherry industry is se... more »

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