Fruits

RosBREED 2 halfway toward improved parent plants

Apple cultivars with ancient genetic resistance to the industry’s scourge of fire blight, and peaches with a consumer-friendly texture are just two of many targets that researchers with the RosBREED... more

Apple crop forecast in line with averages

This year’s U.S. apple crop is sizing up to be on par with the five-year average, giving industry experts hope for a positive marketing climate. The foreca... more

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Winegrape grower Winiarski named to California Hall of Fame

California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown, in partnership with the California Museum, said Nov. 14 Warren Winiarski will... more »

Intuity fungicide registered for grape botrytis, powdery mildew

Valent U.S.A.'s Intuity fungicide has been registered in the U.S. and California for botrytis control and powdery mildew suppression in wine grapes. A... more »

Disease-resistant apples perform better than old favorites

You may not find them in the produce aisle yet, but it’s only a matter of time before new disease-resistant apple cultivars overtake favorites... more »

Farmington Fresh a U.S. provider of sliced Opal brand apples

Farmington Fresh, a provider of fresh sliced apples, oranges, pears, and other fruits and vegetables to the food service industry and retailers, has r... more »

Michael David Winery purchases Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel vineyard

Michael David Winery has purchased the historic 160-acre DeLuca Vineyard property, located on the eastern edge of the Lodi sub-appellation of Clements... more »

$10M committed for cranberry health benefits research

Cranberry grower-owned cooperative Ocean Spray will invest more than $10 million over the next five years into researching health benefits of consu... more »

Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention starting Jan. 30

The 2018 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held Jan. 30 - Feb. 1 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania... more »

Ohio climbing up in wine production

Ohio has inched up in its ranking for wine production to the sixth highest state in the nation. The state moved from the seventh highest number of ... more »

Tim Wetherbee, New Jersey blueberry industry supporter, dies

Tim Wetherbee, 68, of Hammonton, New Jersey, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. He was a lifelong resident... more »

Fresh apple holdings at 143.3 million bushels

U.S. Apple Association has released its November Market News, including the first report on the 2017 apple crop. According to the survey, U.S. fres... more »


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