Fruits

Washington Wine reports smaller harvest, good quality in 2020

Washington’s winegrape crop may have been smaller in 2020, but according to farmers and winemakers – quality is high. The Washington State Wine Commission’s annual Grape Production Report, compiled with information provided by all Washington... more »

Penn State’s Vineyard Pest Management Series – Spotted Lanternfly Update

Penn State Extension's 2021 Vineyard Pest Management Series - Spotted Lanternfly Update will present a free webinar reviewing the latest information on spotted lanternfly management in vineyards. The program also will present research findings on... more »

Washington Apple Commission re-appoints five board members

The Washington Apple Commission welcomes the recent re-election of five commissioners to the board of directors. The commissioners, who were elected for a three-year term, are: Cass Gebbers – Grower Position 2, District 1 Bob... more »

Apple Research and Development Program continuation Ok’d in New York

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced March 18 that the state’s apple industry has voted in support of continuing the Apple Research and Development program (ARDP). New York apple growers are... more »

Colorado peach grower Harry Talbott dies at age 86

Harry Talbott, the 86-year-old patriarch of Talbott Farms, died March 14. A two-week-long cascade of health problems managed to bring down a giant in Colorado’s fruit industry, a larger-than-life character whose influence was felt far... more »

Interpoma, Fiera Bolzano announces the dates of the 13th edition  

The next edition of Interpoma, the only international trade show dedicated to the apple sector, will take place from Nov. 17-19, 2022. According to a news release, after a thorough evaluation and a series of... more »

Registration for use in California set for Harvanta, Verdepryn insecticides

Summit Agro USA has announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulation has recently granted registration approval for two insecticides containing the active ingredient cyclapryn. These ground-breaking insecticides are Harvanta and Verdepryn. These IRAC 28... more »

Bowerman Blueberries opens downtown retail location, expands farm market

West Michigan’s family-owned Bowerman Blueberries will offer its farm-fresh produce, baked goods and sweets year-round at a new cafe in downtown Holland. The restaurant will be located at the corner of Eight Street and Central... more »

Current Issue

Kansas peach grower puts focus on high-density output

FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Tree fruit rootstocks evolve over decades

Pear rootstocks for replant in presence of armillaria

Cover crops show effects on iron deficiency in pear

USHBC recognizes grower Tom Bodtke, other blueberry industry leaders

Technology highlights at IFTA show commercial potential

Autonomous sprayer available for orchards

Hybrid use puts Regev in ‘game-changer’ mode

Farm Market column: ‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

Notes from the Farm column: Taking out an old tree while navigating credit card scams

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Through good times and bad, neighbors help each other

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