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Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

Growing peaches for more than six decades, Jenschke Orchards is a U-pick fruit operation in Fredericksburg, Texas, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, an area known for sweet-tasting peaches.  Barrett and Lindsey Jenschke... more »

Fine Tuning Your Market Performance

The hardest thing for me to do when I was a store manager was to try to look at the store with “fresh eyes” – trying to see the store as a customer sees it... more »

Mulling spices spur sales at cider mills, farm markets

With apple harvests started, cider mills have a crisp new way to increase sales of their iconic fall drink. The addition of traditional mulling spices in private label packaging, sold as hot drinks, or given... more »

Creating a brighter future for generations of farmers and consumers alike

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School As the business of farming continues to change, growers are faced with a number of... more »

Delivering the ultimate farm market experience

Often described as being a GPS for horticulture and agricultural businesses, John Stanley offers a guidance system to lead farmers in the direction of success. Stanley is one of the world’s leading horticultural consultants interpreting... more »

Strategies for selling at produce auctions

Agriculture is a subculture of our society. Produce auctions are a subculture of agriculture and are not always fully understood by folks working in the food system. I and two Extension colleagues are part of... more »

Farmers’ markets rebound, but effects of pandemic linger

Michael and Nancy Neils knew exactly what they wanted - and where to find it -at the certified farmers' market at Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento. The Sacramento couple marched from booth to booth at... more »

America’s Farmers’ Market Celebration contest now open

American Farmland Trust and the Farmers' Market Coalition has kicked off the 14th annual America’s Farmers' Market Celebration (AFMC) - the only annual ranking of the top farmers' markets in the United States as voted... more »

Current Issue

Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

Ridgefest updates industry on Michigan apple, cherry research

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

Farm Market column: Fine Tuning Your Market Performance

Ag Labor Review: Small-town virtues, from the ballpark to the classroom

 

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