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Tart cherry crop keeps industry busy during summer

It has been a busy summer for the cherry industry! The tart cherry crop fell short of the industry and USDA estimates. The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB) estimated 262.3 million pounds and the total... more »

Bryant Christie changes leadership

Bryant Christie Inc., a provider of global market solutions to the food, beverage and agribusiness industries, is changing its leadership team. Bill Bryant, chairman of Bryant Christie Inc. (BCI) since the company’s founding, has moved... more »

Washington legislators seek end to frozen blueberry tariff

U.S. Reps. Rich Larsen and Suzan DelBene, Democrats from Washington, are asking U.S. trade officials to work on eliminating tariffs on frozen blueberries exported to Japan. In letters to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and... more »

U.S. Apple: ocean shipping reform a step in the right direction

U.S. Apple President and CEO Jim Bair attended the signing ceremony at the White House for the Ocean Shipping Reform Act. President Joe Biden signed the legislation on June 16. Apple leaders across the U.S.... more »

Biden signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act

President Joe Biden has signed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022, which is designed to ease supply chain challenges leading to port congestion, reduced exports of U.S. agricultural products and higher prices. Biden signed... more »

Export Blues: North American growers face challenges in European market

North American blueberry growers will have to try new techniques and meet the highest quality standards if they hope to expand to Europe. Internationally, Europe is an expanding market... more »

U.S. fruit exports total $6.3 billion

U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record. As it has done for well over 50 years, the U.S.... more »

Fruit, nut exporter connects US farms, China markets

Farm Breeze International, a specialty crop export company headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, did $7.5 million in revenue in its first year selling tree nuts and fruit concentrate to China. In its second year, 2016, it... more »

PBNW analyzes economic impact of export programs

Just how effective and impactful are Northwest Pear export promotions? The Pear Bureau Northwest has completed an econometric study intended to answer how effective and impactful Northwest Pear export promotions are. The study, conducted by... more »

Apply for MDARD’s Agriculture Exporter of the Year Award

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is now accepting applications for its 2017 “Ag Exporter of the Year” award. Each year, MDARD recognizes an outstanding Michigan food and agriculture company for its efforts... more »

Current Issue

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

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

Ridgefest updates industry on Michigan apple, cherry research

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

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

Farm Market column: Fine Tuning Your Market Performance

Ag Labor Review: Small-town virtues, from the ballpark to the classroom

 

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