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Carmel Valley winegrapes: Parsonage Village Vineyard

Thinning, wildlife control aid Parsonage Village Vineyard Aggressive pruning is part of staying on top of things at Carmel Valley’s Parsonage Village Vineyard that grows grapes by battling disease, weeds, wildlife damage and other obstacles.... more »

Land-use bill for solar sites opposed

Roughly half of California’s 30 million acres of farmland is protected from development by the California Land Conservation Act of 1965. Proposed state legislation to modify California’s longstanding farmland conservation law could pave the way... more »

On-farm AI: research guides decisions

Washington State University is leading an effort to tackle three distinct areas where artificial intelligence (AI) use can help agriculture meet challenges posed by changing weather: farm operations, water allocation and labor. The AgAID AI... more »

Proper maintenance aids orchard irrigation systems: Rivulis

Planning is key for running efficient irrigation systems. In the world of farming, investing in orchards and permanent crops is like planting seeds for long-term success — think a decade or even up to 50... more »

USApple webinar: little spring weather concern

As spring blooms move into the summer months, temperatures, drought, storms and potential late freezes can keep growers on their toes. Though high temperatures can be a concern, apple growers in the major U.S. growing... more »

Tech aids Salinas Valley grower Pezzini Berry Farms

Pezzini Berry Farms is using technology to combat pests and is considering other tech to improve harvesting efficiencies. Paul Pezzini, a farm market veteran who grew up in his family’s artichoke farming and retail business,... more »

Drip irrigation management streamlined through partnership

CropX Technologies, a provider of digital farm management, announced an API integration with WiseConn, a precision drip irrigation solutions company, to improve data gathering and analytics for farmers. WiseConn users will be able to seamlessly... more »

Winegrape research seminar registration opens

Registration is now open for a seminar designed to share viticulture and enology research outcomes with growers. Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVE), the Washington wine industry’s annual signature research event, is scheduled for... 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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