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Michigan Apple Committee seeking the next apple queen

Women with a strong and definite connection to the Michigan Apple industry are encouraged to apply for the 2020 Michigan Apple Queen title. The application deadline is Oct. 11, 2019. The new queen will be... more »

Fundraiser organized for grower with rare mosquito-borne virus

A fundraising effort has been launched for Bill Teichman, a prominent Michigan tree fruit grower who’s in the hospital after contracting a rare disease. Teichman was admitted to the hospital in mid-August after suffering from... more »

Governments help Ontario berry growers with production, competitiveness

The Government of Canada and Government of Ontario are supporting investment that will help the province's berry growers to increase sustainability, implement new technologies and increase awareness of their products.On Sept. 5, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister... more »

Massachusetts cranberry growers identify state grown fruit with new insignia

Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association (CCCGA),  representing more than 325 Massachusetts cranberry growers statewide, announces the debut of an insignia emblem distinguishing locally grown fruit on cranberry products sourced from within the Commonwealth. The logo... more »

Northeast orchards launch 2019 season with Eco certification

A network of farmers dedicated to finding the most ecological way to grow top quality fruit in the Northeast have certified over 1,400 acres of apples and stone fruit for the 2019 season. The partnership,... more »

Washington apple industry debuts new educational video series

A new video series from the Washington Apple Commission shares an inside look at the Washington apple industry to educate consumers, international trade and retailers. The series is divided into nine segments highlighting Trade, Technology,... more »

DeltaTrak launches new in-transit produce data loggers

DeltaTrak in early September launched two new FlashLink Real-Time Prime In-Transit Loggers at Hong Kong trade show Asia Fruit Logistica. The FlashLink Real-Time Prime 2G and 3G In-Transit Loggers offer a 12-month battery shelf life and a new... more »

U.S. exporters join Under Secretary McKinney on Canada trade mission

U.S. fruit exporters plan to join U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney on a trade mission to Canada Sept. 3-6 “With the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) poised for... more »


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