Fruits

Grower shares how Michigan peaches were impacted by the April frost

The April cold temperatures caused a major concern among Michigan farmers. Although several areas of Michigan were hit by a frost, many crops faced minimal damage and were saved by the grower using different techniques.... more »

WSU students demonstrate how terrain affects wine taste with new Rieslings

Small changes in vineyard location and geography can impact the flavor of wine. To test this, three Washington State University Viticulture & Enology students crafted two Riesling wines from grapes harvested on opposite sides of... more »

The Bee Corp expands Verifli’s use in blueberry pollination pilot

The Bee Corp recently announced a new series of pilot tests during blueberry pollination season, working with Michigan State University entomology professors, Rufus Isaacs and Meghan Milbrath and graduate student, Lauren Goldstein. The pilot project... more »

117th Annual Meeting & NW Hort Expo still plans to be in-person event

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association and the Northwest Hort Expo are still planning an in-person conference and trade show Dec. 6-8 at the Yakima Convention Center and Yakima Valley SunDome. "In accordance with Governor... more »

California Winter Grape Day scheduled for Nov. 10

On Nov.10, the University of California, Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology Extension Team will host a Winter Grape Day. This program, to be held from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., will be available both as an... more »

Naturipe continues summer production of berries

Naturipe, a farmer-owned producer and marketer of berries and value-added products, continues its inaugural “Summer of Snacking” campaign, as fresh raspberries and blackberries enter their late-summer peak season. "Consumers and their families can still enjoy... more »

2021 NW Michigan Grape Preharvest Meeting set for Sept. 17

Join winegrape growers from northwest Michigan at the 2021 Northwest Michigan Grape Preharvest Meeting on Friday, Sept.17 from 2-4 p.m. hosted by the Michigan State University Extension Grape Team. This in-person meeting will be held... more »

Michigan Farm Bureau seeks release of insect to control spotted wing drosophila

Michigan Farm Bureau is calling on the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to give fruit growers a new tool to fight spotted-wing drosophila. APHIS is considering granting permits for the release ofG. brasiliensis, a type... more »

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