Fruits

Riveridge selling half of Michigan’s fresh apples

One out of every two Michigan apples will be marketed and sold by a single company, after Riveridge Produce Marketing’s purchase of Jack Brown Produce’s brand and fresh-pack sales operation. Both companies are based in... more »

Battling powdery mildew and Botrytis with Pristine fungicide

{Sponsored} Last season, powdery mildew pressure was very late for coastal grape growers in California. Not knowing when diseases will develop or how severe pressure will be, growers need to prepare and be proactive. In 2018,... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies expands into Georgia blueberries

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada-based Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. (BVT) has expanded the pilot launch of its proprietary bee-based technology used for increased plant health and marketable yield into the Georgia blueberry market, following its successful launch... more »

Women in Produce take nominations for award

Women in Produce each year recognizes the contributions of all women working in the produce industry and selects one individual to share her personal experience. This year is the 22nd anniversary of the event, which... more »

Tour de Fresh’s 2019 route, beneficiaries announced

Tour de Fresh recently laid out the route for its sixth annual charity cycling race that funds salad bars in schools. The ride, presented by the California Giant Foundation, will take place this fall with the Pacific... more »

Pennsylvania growers struggle with spotted lanternfly

The Mid-Atlantic and Midwest are better known for apple production than wine, but it is winegrape growers who perhaps have the most to lose from the latest pest threatening that region. Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is... more »

Michigan winery legislation meeting set for April 3 in Traverse City

Learn how the recent legislative changes may impact your winery and tasting room directly from the Michigan Liquor Control Commission’s Enforcement and Licensing Divisions. March 8, 2019 - Author: Thomas Todaro, Michigan State University Extension, and Kerry... more »

Cornell, Extension help NYS vintners test their metal

Whether enjoying a hike, a ballgame, a round of golf or a day by the pool, consumers are increasingly turning to aluminum cans as a way to enjoy wine in places that prohibit glass bottles.... more »


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