Pears

Appointments made to Michigan Cherry Committee, Tree Fruit Commission

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently announced the following appointments to the Michigan Cherry Committee and Michigan Tree Fruit Commission. Michigan Cherry Committee Dave Hackert, of Ludington, is the vice president of Indian Summer Co-op where... more »

PBNW staff appointed to industry boards

Pear Bureau Northwest announces staff appointments to two industry boards. Kevin Moffitt, president and CEO, has been appointed to the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) Finance and Audit Committee. As the only non-profit organization... more »

CMI Orchards gets EFI certification on apples, cherries and pears  

Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer advocacy groups, recently announced that CMI Orchards of Washington state had achieved its first EFI certification. More than... more »

‘Organic Management of Postharvest Decays’ webinar planned

Washington State University (WSU) Tree Fruit Extension will hold a webinar titled "Organic Management of Postharvest Decays on March 9. The event will take place at 8:30 am. Pacific. Participants will learn about best management... more »

Effects of summer heat event on PNW tree fruit session topic

The Okanagan Horticultural Advisor's Group and British Columbia (BC) Fruit Growers' Association are sponsoring an upcoming seminar and discussion series  "Feeling the Heat: Effects of the Summer Heat Event on Tree Fruit in the Pacific... more »

California Statewide Pear Research Webinar will be held March 4

The 2022 California Statewide Pear Research Webinar will be held March 4 from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Visit here for a registration link and the agenda. The Zoom meeting is co-sponsored by University of California Cooperative... more »

California Statewide Pear Research Webinar set for March 4

The 2022 California Statewide Pear Research Webinar to be held March 4, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The meeting is co-sponsored by University of California Cooperative Extension, Lake and Mendocino Agricultural Commissioners, California Pear Advisory Board and... more »

Advertised retail prices rise for specialty crops, including Honeycrisp

Advertised prices for specialty crops at major retail supermarket outlets ending during the period of  Jan. 22-Feb. 3 show some sharp increases. According to USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service, due to high costs and supply chain... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

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