Fruits

California Central Coast vineyard transitioning to organic production

The transition to organic winegrape growing can be seen as a high-risk process, and growers often wonder if positive results published by academic researchers will actually translate to their bottom lines once implemented in their... more »

Gov. Whitmer, ag director celebrate Farm to School Month with apples

Gov.Whitmer, Lt. Governor Gilchrist and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell bit into Michigan apples Oct. 14 to celebrate the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch and Farm to School Month. They... more »

Sun World promotes Melillo to vice president of grower support services

Sun World International LLC has appointed Michele Melillo to the new position of vice president of Grower Support Services. Melillo recently managed the company’s agronomic support activities. In his new leadership position, he will oversee... more »

Open burning window closing for California grape growers

With a deadline looming for the end of open burning of removed orchards or vineyards in the San Joaquin Valley, farmer Tom Murphy is contemplating his limited options. The problem, Murphy said, is the trellis... more »

October proclaimed Michigan Apple Month

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed October to be Michigan Apple Month, recognizing the importance of the Michigan Apple industry. Michigan is known for its diverse agriculture, which includes many specialty crops such as apples. Apples... more »

Yanmar reveals leading-edge autonomous vineyard robot

Europe-based Yanmar has introduced a new, technological breakthrough for wine producers – a vineyard robot which offers a host of benefits for wine-growing operations of all sizes including enhanced safety, productivity, cost reductions and versatility.... more »

Tips offered to handle apple frost damage during harvest

Washington State University Tree Fruit Extension collected some information regarding apple frost damage during harvest and here is what was found. J. Shupp, Professor of Pomology at Pennsylvania State University advises on how to handle... more »

Jeff Meier of J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines among UC Davis honored alumni

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis is known throughout the world for its expertise, educational opportunities, and contributions to society. Much of that has to do with alumni, friends, faculty, staff... more »

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Water woes challenge Western ag

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Meet the Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

Climatology, tree and small fruits Great Lakes EXPO topics

BioConsortia bids to make a mark on industry

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