If asked what commercial fruit orchards might look like in the future – even up to a century from now – those who’ve studied orchards closely will give you a wide range of answers. The speculati... more
An agricultural operation with multiple business arms operates best when all facets are on the same page – or at least functioning from a shared playbook.... more
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The California Dept. of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has taken decisive action against six companies that ignored warnings, and repeatedly sold imported... more »
Gary Pullano, associate editor for Fruit Growers News, is blogging this week from the International Fruit Tree Association's Regional Summer Tour in W... more »
An agricultural operation with multiple business arms operates best when all facets are on the same page – or at least functioning from a shared... more »
What might fruit storage look like in the future? Several experts shared their thoughts with FGN.
Randy Beaudry, a horticulture professor at Michig... more »
By now at least one generation of codling moth, oriental fruit moth, tufted apple bud moth and or obliquebanded leafroller should be completed and if ... more »
Maxwell Norton, UC Cooperative Extension director and advisor in Merced and Mariposa counties, plans to retire on July 1. Norton, who specializes in t... more »
Pear Bureau Northwest gave its June projection of the 2015 fresh pear harvest: 20.4 million standard-box equivalents (about 451,000 tons), 2 percent h... more »
2012 was a bad year for many fruit-producing states, but none were hit harder than Michigan. An early warm-up followed by devastating freeze events ki... more »
A group of California raisin growers is challenging a federal marketing order reserve program before the U.S. Supreme Court, and depending on the ruli... more »
Nealta miticide from BASF has received registration for use in California. Nealta miticide delivers long-lasting control of spider mites at all life s... more »