Illinois Summer Horticulture Field Day set for June 11

To learn more about growing fruit trees, pumpkins, mums, sweet corn, asparagus, cider making, beekeeping or get the latest information on new varieties, fruit thinning and integrated pest management practices then don’t miss the opportunity... more »

Riveridge Produce promotes, adds new staff

As part of its ongoing expansion plans, Riveridge Produce has added Kari Soldaat to its sales team as an account manager. Soldaat, of Rockford, Michigan, holds a business administration degree with a major in food... more »

Georgia blueberry growers approve assessment

Georgia blueberry growers agreed to continue the assessment on blueberries grown in Georgia during a recent referendum, held Jan. 21 through Feb. 20.The blueberry marketing order passed with 77.45 percent of eligible grower ballots cast... more »

April declared ‘Michigan Wine Month’

April has been declared “Michigan Wine Month” to honor our state’s wide selection of quality wines and the wine industry’s significant contribution to the economy, Gov. Rick Snyder said.The number of wineries in the state... more »

Strategies take shape for managing birds in orchards

After a major research study to determine the economic consequences of bird damage in fruit crops confirmed millions of dollars in damage in three major regions of the country, the focus is turning toward finding... more »

Pazazz apple ready for launch in 2016

Pazazz, the newest apple variety to come from Honeybear Marketing, will roll out in 2016.“It can take a decade to develop, grow and market a major new variety like Pazazz,” said Don Roper, vice president,... more »

Refine plant growth regulator receives registration

Fine Americas, a manufacturer and marketer of plant growth regulators for the fruit industry, recently announced the federal Section 3 registration of its new Refine plant growth regulator. Refine features the active ingredient naphthaleneacetic acid... more »

USDA Market News celebrates 100 years of tracking prices

Have you ever wondered how American farmers and businesses track the price of their commodities? Today, farmers, ranchers, and the entire agricultural supply chain turn to USDA Market News for timely, reliable, unbiased data that... more »

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