Pennsylvania

Rice Fruit Co. walking on sunshine with new solar array

Rice Fruit Co., a Pennsylvania packer of fresh apples and stone fruit, recently installed a new photovoltaic solar array at their facility in Gardners, Penn. The project was the result of a collaborative partnership with Direct... more »

Tart cherry volume regulation proposed for 2017–18 crop

A proposed volume regulation for U.S. tart cherries produced during 2017-18 crop year would restrict the way the cherries can be marketed. The USDA’s proposed rule would be under the marketing order for tart cherries... more »

Penn State bilingual workshop covers fruit trees pruning, GAP

Penn State Extension in April offered a practical field training for Spanish-speaking growers and... more »

$17.5M of emergency funds tapped for fighting spotted lanternfly

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Feb. 7 announced $17.5 million in emergency funding to stop the spread of the spotted lanternfly in southeastern Pennsylvania. "We've seen a dramatic expansion in the range of this... more »

Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention starting Jan. 30

The 2018 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held Jan. 30 - Feb. 1 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. More than 2,400 fruit, vegetable, and berry growers and other... more »


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