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Brighter Bites named strategic MyPlate.gov partner

Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly  to families, has been named a National Strategic Partner of MyPlate.gov. Through this partnership, Brighter Bites joins a large variety of organizations and... more »

Cherry Industry Administrative Board seeking public nominees

The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB) is seeking nominees for its public member and public alternate on the board. The positions are for three-year terms beginning July 1. Public nominations will be accepted through March... more »

EU board nixes Pink Lady licensed varieties’ validity

An EU legal battle could place the legitimacy of the plant breeding rights (PBR) of the Pink Lady licensed Cripps Pink and Cripps Red/ Sundowner varieties into question. On Jan. 12, a European plant variety... more »

Kelley Chase crowned Michigan Apple Queen

Kelley Chase is the 2024 Michigan Apple Queen. Chase, a Michigan State University (MSU) student, was crowned Dec. 5 during the Michigan Apple Committee’s 20th Annual Growers Luncheon at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable &... more »

Hill Brothers Orchards lands first in Michigan Cider Contest

The 25th winner of the Michigan Apple Cider Contest, Hill Brothers Orchards Grand Rapids, has earned the recognition six times. Jim Hill, owner and cider maker, accepted the award at the annual awards banquet during... more »

FirstFruits’ Opal apple charity supports youth

FirstFruits’ Opal apple charity to support young people. In conjunction with Opal Apple, FirstFruits Farms’ Opal Apple Youth Make A Difference Grant Program is an initiative designed to empower young changemakers to transform their dreams... more »

American Farm Bureau sets policy agenda at convention

The American Farm Bureau Federation in late January wrapped up its 105th Annual Convention in Salt Lake City by approving policy changes to guide the organization’s legislative and regulatory priorities for the year. California Farm... more »

Keystone State honors growers, Extension agents

During the first day of the Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the region's specialty crops leaders honored growers and others for their industry contributions. At the Jan. 30 Annual Fruit & Growers... 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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