Peaches

International Fruit Tree Association holds week of learning, recognition

The  International Fruit Tree Association’s 63rd Annual Conference and Tours, titled "Precision 2020," was held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Feb. 9-12. The event that attracted tree fruit growers and industry representatives from several growing regions... more »

Michigan Spring Peach Meeting 2020 scheduled for March 3 in Benton Harbor

Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Peach Sponsors will host the Michigan Spring Peach Meeting 2020 on Tuesday March 3, 2020, at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, 1791 Hillandale Road, Benton Harbor,... more »

$32M WSU tree fruit research endowment fully funded

Crop assessments stopped Jan. 21 for growers who have paid millions of dollars into a Washington State University Tree Fruit Endowment. The $32 million endowment is now fully funded, according to a press release from... more »

Michigan peach group gets grant to help boost state’s selections

Michigan Peach Sponsors has received a $55,940 Michigan Department of Agriculture Rural Development Specialty Crop Block Grant. According to a news release, the grant will accelerate the evaluation and release of Michigan State University  peach... more »

Plum pox eradication among APHIS’ top 2019 wins

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is counting the eradication of plum pox disease as one of its top accomplishments for 2019. “But our work benefits more than just our farmers and... more »

Focusing on tart cherries and peaches at EXPO

Tart cherry and peach growers each have a dedicated session on Wednesday morning of the Great Lakes Fruit,Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO to be held Dec. 10-12 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Researchers will present information... more »

Georgia Farm Bureau funds plant pathologist to study blueberry disease

A plant pathologist at the University of Georgia Tifton campus is using a grant from the Georgia Farm Bureau to study a bacterial disease that is harming the state’s blueberry crops. Jonathan Oliver, an assistant... more »

USDA declares United States free from plum pox virus

At an Oct. 17 ceremony, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Greg Ibach declared the United States free of plum pox virus. Ibach signed a proclamation marking this historic announcement. “Today, our 20-year... more »


75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Get one year of Fruit Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Interested in reading the print edition of Fruit Growers News?

Subscribe Today »


Be sure to check out our sister sites:
produceprocessingsm
website development by deyo designs