Report: US strawberry demand moving in positive direction

A new report from RaboResearch identifies short-term and long-term trends in the U.S. strawberry market. "Strawberry Demand Moving in the Ripe Direction" identifies several current conditions in the industry, including the following: Although some consider... more »

Seasonal Perishable Products Weekly Update released

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Services has released its U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Seasonal Perishable Products Weekly Update for the week of March 13-19, 2022 This report provides trend analysis of the volume and prices of Seasonal Perishable... more »

Inflation remained the big story for fresh produce in February

The U.S. consumer price index increased +7.9% for the 12 months ending February 2022. This was the largest 12-month increase since July 1981, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. IRI-measured multi-outlet stores in the... more »

American Rescue Plan technical assistance program accepting grant applications

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting grant applications for the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Technical Assistance Investment Program to provide historically underserved farmers, ranchers and forest landowners technical support in accessing USDA programs and... more »

Asia Fruit Logistica returns to Bangkok in 2022

Asia Fruit Logistica is moving to Bangkok from its traditional location in Hong Kong for its 2022 edition. and takes place on Nov. 2-4 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) in the Thai... more »

Apples in storage at 95.8 million bushels, 0.8% more than last March

The U.S. Apple Association has released its latest edition of the USAppleTracker. According to the survey results, the total number of apples in storage on March 1, 2022, was 95.8 million bushels, 0.8 percent more... more »

Cranberry Marketing Committee appoints new executive director

The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) has appointed Daniel “Danny” E. Raulerson as its executive director effective March 23, 2022. Raulerson's hiring is the culmination of an extensive search process by the board of directors to... more »

Viva Fresh Open Golf Tournament to raise money for scholarships

This year’s Viva Fresh Open charity golf tournament will posthumously honor Ken Martin, founder of Rio Queen Citrus. The Ken Martin Viva Fresh Open will be held over two consecutive days on Thursday afternoon April... 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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