Fruits

Blueberries are dietitians’ most-recommend fruit

A new survey revealed that blueberries are the No. 1 recommended fruit recommended by dieticians. The survey from the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC), in partnership with Today’s Dietitian magazine, found that 86% of the... more »

Stemilt, Hansen Fruit play Santa for foster kids

For the seventh-straight year, Stemilt, Hansen Fruit and their employees dressed up as the man in the red coat and granted holiday wishes to 170 children in foster care and low-income households in the Wenatchee... more »

Ontario Apple Growers elect leaders

Cathy McKay of Port Perry has been elected as the new Chair of the Ontario Apple Growers (OAG). After serving as Vice-chair since 2013, she replaces outgoing Chair Charles Stevens of Newcastle. Brian Rideout of... more »

UC Davis releases 5 new winegrape varieties

For the first time since the 1980s, University of California, Davis, researchers have released new varieties of winegrapes. The five new varieties, three red and two white, are highly resistant to Pierce’s disease, which costs... more »

Katherine East joins MSU as viticulture specialist in southwest Michigan

My name is Katherine East and I am the new viticulture production specialist in southwest Michigan. I joined Michigan State University Extension this past August and it’s been a whirlwind so far over this harvest and into... more »

Cider education included at 2020 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show

Parallel 45 and Michigan State University Extension are pleased to host Bri Ewing Valliere, a clinical assistant professor of the School of Food Science at Washington State University, at the Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show, Jan. 14-15, 2020,... more »

Juici, Koru apples going backstage with Lady Gaga

Juici and Kuru, new apples from Wenatchee, Washington-based Starr Ranch Growers, are headed to Vegas and will be served backstage to the performers at Enigma, a concert residency held at the Park Theater, Park MGM,... more »

2018 New York state pricing information of local berries

In 2019, Cornell Food Industry Management Program in conjunction with the NYS Berry Growers Association distributed a berry pricing survey to commercial berry growers across New York state. The survey collected 2018 price information so... more »


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