American/Western Fruit Grower

Founded in 1880, American/Western Fruit Grower reaches producers, shippers and other influencers who serve the fresh and processing markets for deciduous fruits, citrus, grapes, berries and nuts. Western Fruit Grower has additional reach to producers and others who work with unique varieties and climate and market conditions in the American West.
Fruits Stories
FruitsTips To Prevent Theft At Your Farm Market
June 1, 2015
Last fall, Mark Ruben and his employees at Gilcrease Orchard in Las Vegas, NV, were robbed at gunpoint by two Read More
FruitsThe Key Connection Between Food Waste And Postharvest Handling
May 30, 2015
I’ll be the first to admit there are times when my refrigerator looks more like an ancient tomb filled with Read More
BerriesSpotted Wing Drosophila: Small Fly – Big Problem
May 29, 2015
Entomologists from throughout the U.S. share their experiences and what you might expect from this formidable pest in 2015. Read More
Apples & PearsMillions Of Washington Apples Dumped
May 29, 2015
Monster crop, port slowdown blamed for tremendous waste of apples. Read More
CitrusBuzzworthy Trend: Florida’s Bee Colonies Building
May 29, 2015
Cooperation between beekeepers and growers paying off. Read More
Farm ManagementGreat Ag Careers Are Going Wanting [Opinion]
May 28, 2015
There are 22,500 jobs going unfilled annually for an industry that’s extremely critical to the future of mankind. Read More
CitrusEPA Announces Final Rule On New Clean Water Act’s Jurisdiction
May 28, 2015
Landmark redefinition of “waters of the U.S.” called a land grab by opponents. Read More
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FruitsTips To Prevent Theft At Your Farm Market
June 1, 2015
Last fall, Mark Ruben and his employees at Gilcrease Orchard in Las Vegas, NV, were robbed at gunpoint by two Read More
Farm ManagementGreat Ag Careers Are Going Wanting [Opinion]
May 28, 2015
There are 22,500 jobs going unfilled annually for an industry that’s extremely critical to the future of mankind. Read More
OrganicNumbers Of Organic Farms, Sales, Continue To Soar
May 28, 2015
Of all the fruits and vegetables sold in the U.S., 12% is now organic, doubling market share in the past decade. Read More
The Latest
Crop ProtectionSmall Parasite May Contribute To Declines In Honey Bee …
June 2, 2015
A single-celled parasite may be infecting bee larvae. Read More
guava fruit fly
Crop ProtectionExotic Fruit Fly Found In Florida
June 2, 2015
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has positively identified the presence of two guava fruit flies, Bactrocera correcta, collected Read More
Farm ManagementAg: A Promising Field For College Grads [opinion]
June 1, 2015
More jobs in agriculture are coming over the next five years, and we need enough college grads to fill those positions. Read More
FruitsTips To Prevent Theft At Your Farm Market
June 1, 2015
Last fall, Mark Ruben and his employees at Gilcrease Orchard in Las Vegas, NV, were robbed at gunpoint by two Read More
FruitsThe Key Connection Between Food Waste And Postharvest H…
May 30, 2015
I’ll be the first to admit there are times when my refrigerator looks more like an ancient tomb filled with Read More
CitrusBuzzworthy Trend: Florida’s Bee Colonies Building
May 29, 2015
Cooperation between beekeepers and growers paying off. Read More
Farm ManagementGreat Ag Careers Are Going Wanting [Opinion]
May 28, 2015
There are 22,500 jobs going unfilled annually for an industry that’s extremely critical to the future of mankind. Read More
CitrusEPA Announces Final Rule On New Clean Water Act’s Juris…
May 28, 2015
Landmark redefinition of “waters of the U.S.” called a land grab by opponents. Read More
CitrusPMA Comments On FDA’s Proposed FSMA Implementation Work…
May 27, 2015
In written comments submitted today to the FDA proposed Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) implementation work plans (Focus on Implementation Read More
A view from a low-altitude helicopter shows avocado groves in south Miami-Dade County.
Disease ControlEyes In The Sky Provide Early Detection Of Destructive …
May 27, 2015
Study using multispectral photography helps scientists successfully scout out laurel wilt-affected trees. Read More
FruitsRegistration Is Open For 2015 International Fruit Tree …
May 26, 2015
Registration is now open for the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) 2015 Regional Study Tour. This registration includes hotel accommodations Read More
FruitsCalifornia’s Delta Growers To Cut Water Use By 25%
May 26, 2015
The California State Water Resources Control Board have approved a proposal from riparian water right holders in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Read More
CitrusSenate OKs Trade Priorities And Accountability Act
May 26, 2015
Late on the evening of Friday, May 22, the U.S. Senate approved the Trade Priorities And Accountability Act (TPA) of Read More
Apples & PearsSolve Your Labor Problems From Within
May 26, 2015
Summer is here, which means harvest season is just around the corner. Hopefully you’ll have the crews you need this Read More
FruitsWater Conservation Grants Awarded In Pacific Northwest
May 26, 2015
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded 17 Water Conservation Field Services Program (WCFSP) grants in the Pacific Northwest Region, Read More
Operation Outdoor Freedom participants
CitrusFlorida Proud To Be Home Of The Brave [Opinion]
May 25, 2015
Operation Outdoor Freedom invites wounded service members and veterans of the U.S. military to enjoy recreational activities in state forests and on private lands. Read More
FruitsQ&A With Penn State’s New Young Grower Alliance Coo…
May 22, 2015
Erin Dugan recently joined Penn State University extension as a specialty crop innovations program manager and Young Grower Alliance coordinator. Read More
FruitsHow To Start A Young Grower Association
May 22, 2015
You have recently returned to your family’s business. You have friends and family you can tap for their knowledge and Read More