Texas

Texas conference helps growers battle pests, weeds

Growing fruit in the Lone Star State is difficult. Prolonged heat, drought, pests and diseases are among the challenges facing Texas fruit growers. At the Sept. 26-27 Texas Fruit Conference in New Braunfels, Texas, growers... more »

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

Growing peaches for more than six decades, Jenschke Orchards is a U-pick fruit operation in Fredericksburg, Texas, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, an area known for sweet-tasting peaches.  Barrett and Lindsey Jenschke... more »

Techwave launches an end-to-end hunger relief program

IT and engineering solutions company Techwave has launched “Feed the Need,” an end-to-end hunger relief program that aims to tackle hunger in local communities. Techwave volunteers kicked off the campaign, contributing eight pallets, (1,600 bags,... more »

Brighter Bites bounces back from COVID-19 in 2021

Brighter Bites, a nonprofit organization that delivers fresh fruits, vegetables and nutrition education resources directly into families’ hands, has released its 2021 annual report. The report features Brighter Bites’ financials, the number of nutrition education... more »

Food irradiation marketed to fresh produce market

Although not used widely throughout the processing industry, food irradiation technology has been around for more than 50 years as a way to kill pathogens. Mangoes travel on a conveyor belt... more »

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