Fruits

BeeHero opens Australian location

BeeHero, a company that is focused on offering precision pollination services, has established a new regional headquarters in Australia. This location opening is part of a strategic plan to expand operations in support of Australian... more »

Chiquita introduces climate change variety development initiative

Chiquita, a leading global banana brand, has started a joint venture to research and develop disease-resistant banana variety. Chiquita recognizes the significance of taking measurable action against climate change. In a long-term collaboration, Chiquita has... more »

California strawberries promoted at strawberry festival

Through an interactive booth and giveaways, the California Strawberry Commission connects with local community attendees at the one of the largest strawberry festivals in the U.S. The California Strawberry Commission (CSC) served as an official... more »

Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day registration opens

Registration is now open for the annual Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day. The event is scheduled for Aug. 8 in San Luis Obispo. The show is a large research and education gathering for the... more »

Berries lead fresh organic produce sales

Berries are now the king of fresh organic produce sales. According to the latest sales data, berries top 2023 organic fresh produce sales. For the second year in a row, organic berries, which include strawberries,... more »

UC study estimates costs for growing coastal organic strawberries

A new study can help growers and others estimate costs and potential returns for California’s Central Coast organic strawberries. The study was recently released by UC Agriculture and Natural Resources, UC Cooperative Extension and the... more »

Titan Farms celebrates decade of premium peach brand

Titan Farms is marking the first 10 years of one of its premium fresh peach brands. The Ridge Spring, South Carolina-based Titan announced the 10th anniversary celebration of its Lori Anne Peaches peach brand. [caption... more »

USApple celebrates Apples4Ed grant winners

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) has awarded Apples4Ed grants to five schools from around the nation for the 2023-24 school year. Each $5,000 grant will support initiatives that expose students to a wider variety of... more »

Current Issue

Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

National Plant Diagnostic Network

 

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