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

Sign up to receive Fruit Growers News updates.

Napa Valley winemakers optimistic as wine region recovering

Despite Mother Nature challenging Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Solano and Lake Counties in unimaginable ways, the tragic wildfires of the past 10 days hav... more »

UNH to develop strawberry varieties for organic production

Scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have launched a research project that aims to dev... more »

California, Chile to co-host webinar on precision agriculture

Sensors that tell growers how much water to use; drones that can fly over operations and asses the health of crops; real-time data at the fingertips o... more »

USApple joins launch of healthy snacking grant program

The U.S. Apple Association in partnership with the School Nutrition Association and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, are ... more »

Grape rootstocks released for commercialization in Europe

The University of California, Davis, and Global Plant Genetics, a European company that manages intellectual property for various crops, have entered ... more »

UC Davis: small part of 2017 grape harvest hit by fires

Firstly, our thoughts are with those impacted by the current wildfires in Northern California. Please contact us if we can be of service in any capaci... more »

European cherry fruit fly confirmed in Niagara County, New York

On Sept. 7, 2017, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed European cherry fruit fly (Rhagoletis cerasi, or ECFF - pic... more »

Michigan Apples to sponsor Halloween events

Michigan Apples will be making appearances at the Detroit Zoo’s Zoo Boo and Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo’s Spooky Zoo events. Zoo Boo will be duri... more »

Canada invests in Quebec cranberry industry

Canadian government officials last week announced two initiatives benefiting Quebec Cranberry growers. More than $9.3 million of government funding... more »

Blueberry growers plan mechanical harvester seminar

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) and the North American Blueberry Council (NABC) met Oct. 11-13 at Grand Rapids for their 2017 fall meeting... more »


75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Get one year of Fruit Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50. Preview our digital edition »

Interested in reading the print edition of Fruit Growers News?

Subscribe Today »

website development by deyo designs