Fruits

Paul Wafler’s innovations saluted by the industry

New generations of the Wafler family are making a family tradition of innovation by customizing equipment and even improving the tree structures in their west New York orchards. Paul Wafler, a second-generation owner of Wafler... more »

Whole Foods Market honors fruit growers, suppliers

Whole Foods Market has announced the winners of the seventh annual Supplier Awards, which honor suppliers that embody the company’s mission and values through their proven commitment to quality, environmental stewardship, organic integrity, innovation and... more »

California grape crush up 6.2%

California grapes crushed in 2018 topped 4.5 million tons – a mark that surpassed the previous year although not the record set in 2013, according to the annual report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service.... more »

Precision soils data helps Iowa orchard thrive

Iowa’s Apple Trails Family Orchard is... more »

Establishing blueberries – plan now for a 2020 planting

There has been an increase in interest in growing blueberries in Delaware and we have had several new plantings in Delaware in recent years. Blueberries are very specific in the type of soil conditions in... more »

Cornell seminar summarizes 50 years of breeding Geneva rootstocks

Gennaro Fazio,of the USDA-ARS Plant Genetic Resources Unit on April 8 gave a Horticulture Section seminar, 50 years of breeding the Geneva series of apple rootstocks. more »

USDA ARS scientist honored for fruit, vegetable work

For her outstanding contributions to food science and processing, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist Tara H. McHugh is the agency's Distinguished Senior Research Scientist of the Year... more »

Fancy Farms adapts to challenges in turbulent strawberry industry

Carl Grooms has seen a lot since he entered the strawberry growing business in 1974. He’s leaving the Plant City, Florida, growing operation in the hands of his son, Dustin, but has plenty of concerns... more »


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