Mexico puts tariffs on apples again

By Matt Milkovich, Managing EditorThe Mexican government has imposed tariffs on more imported U.S. goods, including fresh and dried apples and other produce items.The 20-percent tariffs are part of Mexico’s retaliation for the United States’... more »

Fruit, nut prices up from a year ago

According to a July 30 price report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the U.S. fruit and nut industry received about the same overall price for its crops in July as it did in June.... more »

Editor’s Letter

By Matt Milkovich Managing Editor I detected more than a hint of sarcasm in the title: “Take Our Jobs.” On June 24, Arturo Rodriguez, president of United Farm Workers, and two other speakers announced the... more »

Invasive Vineyard Moth Found in 5th Calif. County

A vineyard-devouring moth has been found in Fresno County, marking an expanded threat by the invasive pest to California wine country. Silicon Valley Mercury NewsClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

Microscopic Photography Reveals Bacteria Destroying Grape Plant Cell Wall

Like a band of detectives surveying the movement of a criminal, researchers using photographic technology have caught at least one culprit in the act. ScienceDaily Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

Chilean Fruit in Demand Soon

If you're a fan of grapes, peaches, or nectarines, you'd better buy them fast. Saturday's earthquake in Chile disrupted the country's fruit storage and processing facilities. KULR-8, Billings, Mont.Click here to read the rest of... more »

Rely Gets New Formulation

Rely herbicide from Bayer CropScience will be available in a new, more powerful formulation, Rely 280, for 2010.The new Rely 280 formulation, approved by EPA and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, also will be... more »

Winery the Fruit of Couple’s Labour

As soon as you enter the door, you're hit with the wonderfully distinctive aroma that fermentation brings to quietly bubbling fruit juice as it makes the magical journey toward becoming wine. Calgary HeraldClick here to... more »

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