Fruits

Ocean spray appoints new chief financial officer

Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. recently announced that Daniel Cunha has joined the farmer-owned cooperative as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective November 11, 2019. Cunha joins Ocean Spray from Tangram Partners where he... more »

Focusing on tart cherries and peaches at EXPO

Tart cherry and peach growers each have a dedicated session on Wednesday morning of the Great Lakes Fruit,Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO to be held Dec. 10-12 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Researchers will present information... more »

Julie Gordon to succeed Phil Korson to lead Cherry Marketing Institute

The Cherry Marketing Institute Board of Directors has named Julie Gordon to replace Phil Korson as the president/managing director of the Cherry Marketing Institute. Gordon has worked at the Cherry Marketing Institute (CMI) for 19... more »

Planning for the 2020 grape growing season with weather and region in mind

{Sponsored} Last grape season started cold and wet in California. Many growers were rightfully concerned about how the early season weather would impact the 2019 growing season. Kate Walker, BASF Technical Service Representative for coastal California... more »

High tunnel, single stem container-grown raspberry trialed in Virginia

National berry sales are on the upswing in recent years due to growing consumer appreciation for the many health benefits that come from eating these succulent fruits. In fact, with U.S. sales totaling $5.8 billion... more »

Napa grower’s enterprise, sustainability efforts honored

A career of enterprise and advocating for sustainable growing led to Andrew Hoxsey being named Grower of the Year. Hoxsey, a fourth-generation grower, and part owner of Yount Mill Vineyards, Yountville, California, and Napa Wine... more »

2019/2020 dried fruit production estimated

The International Nut & Dried Fruit Council (INC) recently released its latest Global Statistical Review with 2019/2020 production forecast updates on tree nuts, peanuts and dried fruits. INC International Nut and... more »

World Pear Day scheduled for Dec. 8

Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) will once again celebrate World Pear Day for the fourth year in a row. The event marks the start of National Pear Month, proclaimed as December each year by U.S. Department of... more »


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