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Deadline approaching for New England high tunnel conference

The deadline for registering for a New England high tunnel conference is approaching. The High Tunnel Production Conference: Revitalizing Your Tunnel Vision is scheduled for Dec. 6 – 7 at the Fireside Inn and Suites... more »

Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention to include strawberry growers group

Multiple concurrent educational sessions and a large industry trade show will be featured during the three days of the 2024 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. In its 47th year, this coming year’s event is scheduled... more »

Bill seeks protections for specialty crop exports

U.S. senators and representatives have introduced legislation designed to help farmers fight trade barriers to sell specialty crops in export markets. The Specialty Crops Reporting on Opportunities and Promotion Act (Specialty CROP Act), introduced on... more »

Envy apples expecting big harvest for holiday season

With the holiday season nearing, Envy apples once again expect to be the “The Ultimate Holiday Apple.” The recognition follows an extensive marketing campaign with Hallmark Channel, and also with the strength of a strong... more »

Apple holdings increase, varieties expand

Fresh and processing apple inventories are reported higher in early November this year than in the previous year, according to a Nov. 13 report from the U.S. Apple Association. Similarly, varieties in storage also expanded.... more »

Organic farming foundation schedules organic marketing webinar

Growers interested in learning more about ways to market their organic products are invited to participate in the Organic Farming Research Foundation’s (OFRF) Farmer-Farmer Virtual Networking Event. The webinar is scheduled for Nov. 10th at... more »

USDA programs support local produce

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service has awarded more than $32 million for 98 grant projects to expand and strengthen local and regional food systems and increase the availability of locally grown agricultural products. The funding... more »

Rabobank releases report on global produce trends

The fresh produce industry faces many challenges across the globe, including weather extremes, geopolitical tensions and a decreasing and more expensive workforce throughout the supply chain. Fortunately, with numerous technological innovations and new products being... more »

Current Issue

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

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

National Plant Diagnostic Network

 

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