Fruits

Opal Apple charity seeking youths’ grant applications

FirstFruits Marketing, the grower of the Opal apple, is seeking applications from youth-led nonprofit organizations to benefit from Opal sales as part of the Youth Make a Difference initiative, a campaign designed to provide financial... more »

U.S. Highbush Blueberry council seeks new member nominations

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council is seeking nominees to fill 26 of the 40 seats available on the council. The 13 members and 13 alternates the council is seeking are for these positions for three-year... more »

WSU Cherry Institute orchard systems tour identifies techniques

On jan. 17, Washington State University faculty Matthew Whiting and Bernardita Sallato organized an orchard systems tour in conjunction with the annual Cherry Institute meeting.  This tour has always been a showcase of innovative orchard... more »

Blueberry Intensive Workshops offered in New York state

The New York State Berry Growers Association (NYSBGA) has partnered with Cornell Cooperative Extension to bring growers a pair of winter Blueberry Intensive Workshops. An in-depth look at growing and management techniques, pest and diseases,... more »

Innovation is theme at upcoming NY wine industry event

Winemakers and grape growers looking to innovate in all phases of their operations can gain cutting-edge advice from Cornell University and other experts at the 2019 B.E.V. NY (Business.Enology.Viticulture) conference Feb. 27-March 1 at the... more »

2019 Cherry Fruit School: From bud to bucket

The Pacific Northwest leads the nation in sweet cherry production with over 253,000 tons of sweet cherries produced on 43,000 acres of trees in 2018 alone. Production of this high value crop remains challenging, and... more »

MSU Grape School offered in Traverse City and Benton Harbor

Michigan State University Grape School will be held March 28-29, 2019, in Traverse City and Benton Harbor; the two locations will be connected via teleconference. Participants will explore ways to improve vineyard management, gain in-depth training... more »

CiderCon 2019 to kick off Feb. 5 in Chicago

More than 900 attendees from across the United States, Canada and Europe and a cider industry trade show with over 100 vendors will meet in downtown Chicago for CiderCon 2019, hosted by The United States... more »


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