Pears

Tree fruit sales vet Ellie Tucker joins CMI

Tree fruit sales veteran Ellie Tucker has joined CMI Orchards as sales account manager. Tucker joins the Wenatchee, Washington, grower and packer possessing 20 years of fruit sales experience. Raised on a Wenatchee pear farm,... more »

Georgia counties declared Hurricane Idalia disaster areas

In response to Hurricane Idalia's damage, the federal government has approved disaster declarations for three south Georgia counties, two of which are major vegetable, berry, peach and pecan producers. Cook, Lowndes and Glynn counties received... more »

Northwest fresh pear industry releases 2023 crop estimate

With harvest underway throughout the four growing regions, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) has released the first estimate of the 2023-24 Washington and Oregon fresh pear crop. The industry’s fresh pear estimate is 15.2 million standard... more »

CMI unveils advanced pear packing technology

CMI Orchards has introduced pear packing technology that is marketed to possess strong benefits for retailers and consumers. The Wenatchee, Washington, based CMI’s recent expansions on the technology used to pack, market and sell pears... more »

Pacific Northwest pear growers vote to keep marketing order

Pear producers in Washington and Oregon have voted to continue their federal marketing order this year, with the largest margin in the order’s history. Pear growers vote every six years on whether or not to... more »

IFTA Summer Tour: A review of Day 1

The International Fruit Tree Association’s Summer Tour of orchards in Nova Scotia came on the heels of heavy late-July rains in parts of the Canadian Province, but attendees were treated to fine weather and roads... more »

Michigan Pomesters recognize Sen. Stabenow’s service

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, who has been serving Michigan as a state and U.S. legislator since the late 1970s, is the Michigan Pomesters' 2023 Fruit Person of the Year. Stabenow spoke at the group's 12th... more »

Aurea Imaging introduces TreeScout orchard management sensor

Aurea Imaging, a crop intelligence provider for fruit growers, has introduced the TMS TreeScout, the world’s first fully integrated tractor-mounted sensor for precision orchard management. Aurea Imaging, a crop intelligence provider... more »

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Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

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