Fruits

‘Unsafe’ cider produced in an uninspected, unlicensed Michigan facility

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is advising consumers not to drink cider produced by Bowens Mills in Middleville, Michigan, due to food safety concerns. Bowens Mills was found operating an unlicensed cider... more »

Pear Study Circles planned by Washington State University Tree Fruit Extension

Join Washington State University Extension for a series of Pear Study Circles for pear producers on Tuesday evenings Oct. 19, 2021, to Feb. 22, 2022. The goal of this series is to provide learning opportunities... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest welcomes new marketing communications manager

Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce Jim Morris has joined the organization as Marketing Communications Manager. Morris brings over 12 years of combined retailer and marketing experience to the Pear Bureau Northwest team. Most... more »

New bacteria ID will help apple juice producers avoid spoilage

Apple juice lovers won’t be left with a bad taste, thanks to a new study that identifies three new bacteria species, one of which fouls up the flavor. The three new species – Alicyclobacillus mali,... more »

WineVit 2022 to be held in-person Feb. 7-10, Washington Winegrowers announces

The Washington Winegrowers Association plans to hold WineVit 2022 in-person Feb. 7–10 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Washington. Formerly known as the Winegrowers Convention & Trade Show, WineVit is an annual opportunity... more »

Bernadine Strik honored with Duke Galletta Award from NABC 

Bernadine Strik, a veteran professor of horticulture and a berry crop specialist and researcher at Oregon State University, was honored with the Duke Galletta Award for Excellence in Horticultural Research by the North American Blueberry... more »

Michigan grower takes helm of USApple board

Chris Alpers is a fruit grower who is comfortable in the middle of an apple or cherry orchard, as well as in a boardroom. The U.S. Apple Association recently named Alpers as the new chair... more »

Wisconsin Cranberry Research Station seeks to ‘move the industry forward’

On a sunny September morning, a group of workers harvest the first cranberry crop from the Wisconsin Cranberry Research Station near Black River Falls. Originally purchased in 2017, it has taken years to renovate the marsh... more »

Current Issue

Michigan grower takes helm of USApple board

Water woes challenge Western ag

A sentimental look at the impact of Larry Gut

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

Controlling rodent pests in the orchard

Farm Market column: Seek a brand that builds positive customer response

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Farm community can help lead to better times

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