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Raspberry council schedules first meeting

The National Processed Raspberry Council will hold its first meeting June 3-4 in Seattle.The council will administer the new Processed Raspberry Promotion, Research and Information program under the supervision of USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.The meeting... more »

Stewart represents New York Apple Association

New York Apple Association (NYAA) has named Julia Stewart as the association’s spokeswoman. Stewart assumed the role in March. She has been supporting NYAA’s public relations activities since May 2012.Stewart’s responsibilities include planning and executing... more »

New York apple growers approve marketing order

More than three-quarters of voting New York apple growers recently elected to continue the state’s marketing order, in a referendum conducted by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM).The vote also continues... more »

New raspberry council formed

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently appointed 23 representatives to serve on the first Processed Raspberry Council. Members and their alternates will fulfill staggered terms of two or three years on the council, according to USDA.Six... more »

The Supreme Court grapples with raisins

Whether the obscure statute that governs America’s raisin trade is constitutional, Elena Kagan is not sure. She and her fellow Supreme Court justices are pondering that question at the moment, and will rule shortly. But... more »

Jim Robinette named Fruit Man of the Year

Jim Robinette was named Fruit Man of the Year by the Michigan Pomesters March 8, during the group’s spring meeting.Jim’s son, Ed Robinette, presented the award. Ed is the current president of Robinette’s Apple Haus... more »

United seeks nominations for honored speaker at women’s event

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations to help select an honoree to speak at the annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce, Wednesday, May 15 at United Fresh 2013 in San Diego. Each year,... more »

China opens to U.S. pears

For the first time in history, U.S.-grown pears have officially gained access to the Chinese market, according to Pear Bureau Northwest.“We have been working on this for 20 years, and the official request from our... more »


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