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Registration available for Southwest Ag Summit in Yuma, Arizona

The 2020 Southwest Ag Summit, slated for Feb. 25-27, includes a lineup of programs including educational sessions, golf tournament, Latino Farmer Symposium, field demonstration events, exhibitor show, evening reception and concludes with the sold-out Harvest Dinner... more »

CiderCon wraps up its 10th year with successful California event

The 10th annual CiderCon took place in Oakland, California from Jan. 28-31. The program can be downloaded here. 35 states were represented, with California, New York, Michigan, Washington, Oregon, Massachusetts and Virginia bringing the most attendees.... more »

Colorado Farm Fresh Directory requires operators to submit information

The Colorado Department of Agriculture will publish the 36th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory in June, which promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers, agritourism activities, wineries and farms and... more »

Nutrien pledges $10M investment in CSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences

Colorado State University and Nutrien, the world’s largest provider of crop nutrients, inputs and services, have entered into a strategic partnership with a primary goal: feeding the world in the most sustainable, inclusive and innovative... more »

Conference and trade show on Comprehensive Crop Care set in California

The University of California Cooperative Extension’s Entomology and Biologicals advisor, Surendra Dara, is hosting the fourth 2020 Ag Innovations Conference: Comprehensive Crop Care, Wednesday March 18, 2020 from 8 a.m.to 5:30 p.m. Agenda and directions... more »

California pear meetings focus on current research

Agendas have been released for two upcoming meetings sponsored by UC Cooperative Extension, California Pear Advisory Board (CPAB), and Pear Pest Management Research Fund (PPMRF): 2020 SACRAMENTO RIVER DISTRICT PEAR RESEARCH MEETING Tuesday, February 4, 2020... more »

Frieda’s Specialty Produce’s Frieda Rapoport Caplan dies

Produce industry pioneer Frieda Rapoport Caplan, 96, died in her home on Jan 18. Caplan is widely praised for her role in elevating the role of women in... more »

California Giant hires new CFO

California Giant Berry Farms recently added a new member to its Executive Team, welcoming Sean Martin as Chief Financial Officer to the growing company. Martin will supersede Dan Nicola... 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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