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AgBiome’s Theia fungicide approved in California

AgBiome Inc.’s Theia fungicide can be used throughout the U.S. to treat numerous plant diseases in fruit, vegetable and tree nut crops, with the recent approval by California regulators. Theia fungicide is the second proprietary solution... more »

Going deep: Roots determine tree development in orchards

Determining how tree fruit orchardists can manipulate soil health, and use planting and cropping practices to get the optimum outcomes from tree root systems is a key question being examined by researchers. Astrid Volder, professor... more »

Brett Reasor joins Columbia Fruit as CEO

Brett Reasor will be joining New Columbia Fruit Packers LLC (Columbia Fruit) as its CEO on March 1. Current CEO Mike Wade will transition to the role of chairman. ... more »

Apple packing, selling spotlighted in Mid-Atlantic convention bus tour

Cider doughnuts and apple packing and grading were some of the highlights at this year’s Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention bus tour. Around 100 people began their convention with the pre-convention bus tour, which visited... more »

Grafting Systems launches revamped website

Grafting Systems, Coloma, Michigan, has re-vamped its website to make it fully e-commerce compatible. The site, GraftingSystems.com, looks the same on its homepage, but is totally new on the back end. Customers can now place... more »

ProBlad Verde fungicide now available throughout U.S.

ProBlad Verde fungicide will now be available to growers across the U.S. for use on a variety of crops, including stone fruit, caneberries, strawberries, pome fruits, grapes, almonds, leafy greens, herbs and tomatoes. ProBlad, from... more »

EPA OKs Summit Agro fungicides on pome fruit, stone fruit

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the expanded use of Summit Agro’s Regev and Timorex ACT fungicides to stone fruit and pome fruit production. This gives growers two new tools to use in fruit orchards... more »

Smart sprayer gets smarter, tougher

Heading into 2023, specialty crop growers are looking for any advantage they can to improve operational costs, satisfy mandates on chemical and water use, meet sustainability goals and increase healthy harvests. Ag tech company Smart... 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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