American/Western Fruit Grower February 2014

In This Issue

Seeking Natural Enemies Abroad

A research team from Oregon State University is seeking out international parasitoid specialists to import and target spotted wing drosophila in the U.S.

The Latest
Citrus Achievement AwardOrie Lee Leaving A Strong Legacy In Citrus Variety Deve…
December 1, 2015
The 2015 Citrus Achievement Award winner's contributions to the local sector are legend. Read More
GrapesNational Grape & Wine Initiative President To Depar…
November 30, 2015
Jean-Mari Peltier announced at a meeting of the National Grape & Wine Initiative’s (NGWI) Executive Committee that she will join Read More
Professor Balasubramanian Rathinasabapathi inspecting chemicals in his UF/IFAS lab.
More VegetablesProfessor, Students On Quest To Build A Better Pepper
November 30, 2015
UF/IFAS research team cross-breeds two heirloom varieties to come up with savory, more nutritious traits. Read More
Apples & PearsPenn State Extension To Offer Hard Cider Workshop
November 30, 2015
Penn State University Extension to offer the Hard Cider from Seed to Sip workshop held on Feb. 1 at The Read More
Produce aisle leafy greens super market grocery store
Farm ManagementLGMA’s Take On The Final Produce Safety Rule
November 30, 2015
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement clarifies several points about the new law. Read More
Citrus2016 Florida Citrus Show Solace For Growers Scrambling …
November 30, 2015
Facing what could be a historically sour season, industry stakeholders should be all ears at annual gathering. Read More
Apples & PearsUSApple’s Leadership Program Now Accepting Applications
November 30, 2015
The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is accepting applications for its Young Apple Leaders program. At least 10 least young growers Read More
BerriesLatina’s Election A Sign Of The Times [Opinion]
November 30, 2015
In electing a Hispanic woman to lead the California strawberry industry, growers strike a blow for common sense. Read More
NutsStaying Upbeat: Singing Ag’s Praises
November 30, 2015
Meet John Amarel, a GenNext fruit and nut grower who believes in spreading the good news about his profession. Read More
Cold ProtectionPortable Frost Control Gives Growers More Options
November 29, 2015
When it comes to frost control, heat often is a grower’s best defense. There are a lot of options to Read More
FruitsIt’s Time To Stand Up For Your Future [Opinion]
November 28, 2015
Growing up in a small town, I became very active in 4-H. I learned so much from Ohio State Extension, Read More
Apples & PearsDispute Over Meat Labeling Will Impact Bottom Line for …
November 28, 2015
New tariffs to roll out with Country of Origin labeling. The 2002 Farm Bill included mandatory Country of Origin Labeling Read More
Stone FruitIt’s Easy To Misdiagnose Bacterial Spot On Peache…
November 28, 2015
Here are some tips to discern the difference between bacterial spot disease and copper injury. Read More
FruitsDave Wilson Nursery 2016 Variety Showcase [Slideshow]
November 27, 2015
For information about these varieties, contact Dave Wilson Nursery: Dave Wilson Nursery 19701 Lake Rd. Hickman, CA 95323 Phone: 800-654-5854 Read More
Farm MarketingNew Retail-Focused Publication, American Farm Marketer,…
November 27, 2015
American Fruit Grower® and Western Fruit Grower®, along with its sister magazines, American Vegetable Grower® and Florida Grower®, are launching Read More
FruitsAdams County Nursery 2016 Variety Showcase [Slideshow]
November 27, 2015
Adams County Nursery, Inc., in Aspers, PA, offers a Honeycrisp strain that ripens three weeks before the original variety. Read More
FruitsC&O Nursery 2016 Variety Showcase [Slideshow]
November 27, 2015
Progressive Planning Produces Positively. Time is fleeting. Time is valuable. And it’s time to be sure all of  your orchard plans Read More
FruitsHow To Figure Out The Replant Disease Puzzle
November 27, 2015
Replant disease is something all perennial crop growers will face — crop rotation is simply not possible, and prime land Read More
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