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United Fresh releases FreshFacts on Retail Q2 2021 Report

United Fresh Produce Association’s Q2 2021 issue of FreshFacts on Retail is now available. Sponsored by Mucci Farms, this issue reports that vegetable declines mainly drove produce trends in Q2, despite growing fruit dollars. However,... more »

Washington Apple Commission launches new website

The Washington Apple Commission, the industry marketing arm for international promotions, has updated its website to create a modern and visually striking “one-stop-shop” for all things Washington apple – from the newest varieties to delicious... more »

Little change seen in ‘new approach’ on China trade

California agricultural exporters looking for improved U.S.-China trade relations – and lifting of Chinese retaliatory tariffs on farm goods they hope to sell to the Asian market giant – may need to hang tight. Some... more »

Gov. Whitmer, ag director celebrate Farm to School Month with apples

Gov.Whitmer, Lt. Governor Gilchrist and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell bit into Michigan apples Oct. 14 to celebrate the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch and Farm to School Month. They... more »

Webinar connects community supported ag farmers in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio

The in-person "Thinking Inside the Box: Growing CSA’s Across the Tri-State Region Conference" originally scheduled for Oct. 24-25, 2021, has been postponed until 2022 due to continued concerns over gathering at this time. In its... more »

Inflation prompted some shifts in fruit, vegetable demand in September

September continued where August left off. The stellar 2020 performance for fresh produce was secured by better trip conversion and an increase in spend per trip. In 2021, engagement remained high with only small decreases... more »

Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour returns

The annual Great Lakes EXPO Fruit & Vegetable EXPO's annual Farm Market Bus Tour is back for 2021. Join Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News for the bus tour and visit some of west... more »

Making the healthy choice the easy choice in Virginia

Fresh produce isn’t hard to come by at any of Virginia’s more than 250 farmers markets. Some might call the rainbow of offerings, from bright red tomatoes this summer to earthy purple beets this fall,... more »

Current Issue

Michigan grower takes helm of USApple board

Water woes challenge Western ag

A sentimental look at the impact of Larry Gut

Meet the Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

Climatology, tree and small fruits Great Lakes EXPO topics

BioConsortia bids to make a mark on industry

Controlling rodent pests in the orchard

Farm Market column: Seek a brand that builds positive customer response

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Farm community can help lead to better times

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