Fruits

Marrone Bio Innovations: Regalia seen as top biofungicide brand in California

Davis, California-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, announced June 24 that its flagship biofungicide, Regalia, holds more than 25%  market share* of the foliar biofungicide segment in California; outperforming... more »

Spotted lanternfly could be the next invasive species to threaten Michigan ag

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is asking the public to be on the lookout for spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect with the potential to seriously affect Michigan’s agriculture and natural resources. According... more »

Michigan State University plans blueberry pre-harvest webinar for June 29

Michigan State University (MSU)Extension and the MSU Extension Small Fruit Team are hosting a webinar with updates on issues related to the pre-harvest blueberry season. Blueberry harvest is rapidly approaching, and some growers are facing... more »

University of California Extension academics, including pear expert, retiring

Ten University of California Cooperative Extension academics, including noted pear expert Rachel Elkins, are set to retire July 1. Elkins, UC Cooperative Extension pomology farm advisor for Lake and Mendocino counties, plans to retire July 1 after 36 years... more »

Global apple market reached $78M; set to continue moderate growth

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'World - Apple - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings. The global apple market was finally on the rise... more »

Chelan Fresh’ Rockit apples now available year-round

Rockit miniature apples will now be available year-round, Chelan Fresh announced recently. Due to growing consumer demand for Rockit apples, Chelan Fresh launched a large-scale marketing campaign to showcase Rockit apples’ qualities, according to a... more »

Bee Vectoring expands into Midwest as blueberry growers come on board

Bee Vectoring Technologies announced three new deals with Michigan blueberry growers to use BVT’s natural precision agriculture system in the current growing season. According to a news release, these deals show continuing momentum of BVT’s... more »

MSU nixes Viticulture Field Day for week-long online webinars

In place of Viticulture Field Day, Michigan State University will have Viticulture Field Week online. This will be a week of webinars from 12-1 p.m. during July 27-31, 2020. More information to come. more »


75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Get one year of Fruit Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Interested in reading the print edition of Fruit Growers News?

Subscribe Today »


Be sure to check out our sister sites:
produceprocessingsm
website development by deyo designs