Georgia apple assessment approved; wine/grape check-off fails

Georgia apple producers recently voted to continue the Georgia Apple Commission Marketing Order for an additional three years. The new marketing order will allow the assessment rate to be changed from the current two cents... more »

Total apples in storage April 1: 75.5 million bushels, 1.1% more than 2021

The U.S. Apple Association has released its latest USAppleTracker survey results. According to the survey, the total number of apples in storage on April 1, 2022, was 75.5 million bushels, 1.1% more than last April’s... more »

New York Apple Sales’ innovation drives growing

Effectively working with growers, embracing technology and marketing its products in new ways are key elements to the success of New York Apple Sales. The emergence of newer generations should also influence the future of... more »

Michigan Blueberry producers approve continuation referendum

Michigan’s blueberry producers have approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Blueberry Research and Education Program for an additional five years beginning May 1. Established in February 2017, the Michigan Blueberry Research and Education Program... more »

Catoctin Mountain Orchard perfects innovation, marketing

The story of Catoctin Mountain Orchard in Thurmont, Maryland, is marked by hard work and determination since its foundation. Robert (Bob) Black is 70 years old, and has seen all of the farm’s growth since... more »

Cranberry Marketing Committee applauds US-UK tariff agreement

The U.S. cranberry industry welcomes the news of an agreement to remove Section 232 tariffs in the United Kingdom as a result of the settling of the long-standing steel and aluminum dispute. Since 2018, U.S.... more »

NAMA announces top award winners

NAMA is honoring industry leaders. Tyson's Kent Harrison is named NAMA’s Agribusiness Leader of the Year, U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council's (USHBC) Kasey Cronquist is named Ag Association Leader of the Year and FMC's Lisa Homer... more »

Farm Bureau celebrates National Ag Week

Spring is in the air around the country. Here in Washington, D.C., the cherry blossoms are about to bloom, and the city is once again buzzing with visitors. At the American Farm Bureau, we’re grateful... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

Ag Labor Review column: Heat is on to keep protecting workers on the farm

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