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Anatomy of a new pest battle

FGN assistant editor Gary Pullano is blogging from the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The manager of Pe... READ MORE »

Labeling a controversy

Gary Pullano, Fruit Growers News Assistant Editor, is providing blog coverage of the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Blizzard condi... READ MORE »

Pruning is more science than art these days

FGN recently asked Jim Schupp, an associate professor of pomology at Penn State University, and Peter Hirst, a professor of horticulture at Purdue Uni... READ MORE »

Researchers seeking strategies for the brown marmorated stink bug

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is a severe economic threat to fruit and vegetable growers, especially in the mid-Atlantic states where it first... READ MORE »

Jerry Frecon retires from New Jersey Extension duties

After 30 years of helping New Jersey fruit growers, Jerome Frecon has retired from Rutgers Cooperative Extension. His last day was Dec. 31. “You... READ MORE »

An ‘old dog’ teaches growers new tricks

Readers of FGN are undoubtedly familiar with Paul Friday – if not from his peaches, then from his farm market columns that reflect on his 52 yea... READ MORE »

Apples: How to know what to plant

If you’re not planting and replanting your orchards on a continual basis, you’re setting yourself up for trouble. Terence Robinson, a pro... READ MORE »

Global view required for farms to compete today

Your farm exists in a world economy that, according to David Kohl, professor emeritus of agriculture and applied economics at Virginia Tech, can be co... READ MORE »

More H-2A Rules

Did some traveling this winter. Went to Sandusky in January for the annual conference of the Ohio Produce Growers & Marketers Association. Learned mor... READ MORE »

Extension Losing Its Personal Touch in Pennsylvania

This is the seventh and final story in a series about the future of Extension. The image of the county Extension agent riding in a pickup all day, vis... READ MORE »

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Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

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Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

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