Marketing

Pear Bureau Northwest salutes Sprouts Farmers’ Markets

Pear Bureau Northwest is excited to present the award for 2017 Pear Retailer of the Year to Sprouts Farmers Markets Produce Warehouse. The award, which will be presented on the show floor of the 2017... more »

‘Organic’ and ‘non-GMO’ offer little distinction for consumers

Consumers are confused between foods labeled as “organic” and “non-genetically modified,” according to a new study led by a University of Florida professor. In fact, researchers found that some consumers view the two labels as... more »

USApple joins launch of healthy snacking grant program

The U.S. Apple Association in partnership with the School Nutrition Association and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, are calling for  entries for the 2017 Apples4Ed grant program. The program, with a renewed... more »

Salad Bars to Schools effort hits the 5,000 mark

In just seven years, Salad Bars to Schools, a public private partnership founded by United Fresh Start Foundation, Whole Foods Market, Chef Ann Foundation and the National Fruit and Vegetable Alliance, has given salad bars... more »

Marathon finishers to receive Michigan apples

Michigan apples will be distributed at the finish line of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for the second year. The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) is a sponsor of the marathon, which takes place on... more »

USApple asks: How do you #AppleADay?

How do you like your daily apple? Do you slice a crisp Fuji at lunchtime and dip it in a side of nut butter? Perhaps you end your day on a sweet note with a... more »

Governor declares October Michigan Apple Month

To recognize the importance of the Michigan Apple industry, Gov. Rick Snyder has declared October Michigan Apple Month. With more than 11.3 million apple trees in commercial production, covering 35,500 acres on 825 family-run farms... more »

Cider association releases first-ever cider style guidelines

The Portland, Oregon-based United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) has adopted its first-ever set of cider style guidelines, an effort to assist in educating both trade and consumers about cider to make better sense... 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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