Apple Industry Ponders Ways To Sell Upcoming Large Crop

Leaders of the U.S. apple industry met in Chicago in August to assess the size and condition of the 2009 crop – and perhaps learn some lessons from last year’s somewhat botched effort. The size... more »

Testing on Peaches Sheds Light on Pesticide Presence

As they munch through peach season, shoppers face an array of choices for the fuzzy fruit but little guidance on which type to pick. NewsOK Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

Rebellion in Idaho: Research Station, Slated for Closure, Incites Grower Resistance

At first, it seemed to be the “usual” kind of story. A land grant university, facing the need to cut its operating budget, reluctantly decides to close one of its experiment stations. The University of... more »

Growers Look at Bumper Fruit Crops To Sell This Year

Across the board, there will be big fruit crops for growers and packers to sell this year. Lots of apples. Lots of sweet cherries. Many more tart cherries. More wine grapes. More juice grapes. More... more »

Growers Look at Bumper Fruit Crops to Sell this Year

No one used the word “bumper” during the 54th annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate June 17 in Grand Rapids, Mich. But if bumper means bigger than usual but not necessarily a record, bumper is the word... more »

Peach Production Workshop July 9 in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas will host a peach production workshop for both experienced and beginning growers at the Fruit Research Station at Clarksville, Ark., during the afternoon of Thursday, July 9. Two speakers – Nathan... more »

Cool Grapes: New Wines Flow from New Minnesota Grapes

The number of wineries is growing in Minnesota, as seems to be true all over. Today, about 30 Minnesota wineries with 700 acres of wine grapes are trying to make names for themselves. In 1975,... more »

Fruit and Wine Grape Research Meeting June 24 at Rutgers Research and Extension Center

Tree fruit and wine grape growers will gather June 24 at the Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Upper Deerfield Township, N.J. They will see and hear some of the latest research findings by... more »

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