Tagged American Fruit Grower

Apple Grower of the Year
August 5, 2017
A Look At Apple Grower Of The Year Winners 1989-2017 [Slideshow]
Since 1989, American Fruit Grower and Western Fruit Grower magazines have honored influential apple growers such as Grady Auvil, George Lamont, Bill Zirkle, and Ralph Broetje. American and Western Fruit Grower presents a look at the winners of this prestigious award. Read More
Fruits
March 1, 2016
American Fruit Grower Contributor Receives Presidential Early Career Award
Kenong Xu of Cornell University is one of three agriculture researchers honored by President Obama. Read More
Fruits
January 7, 2015
American and Western Fruit Grower: Ever Evolving [Opinion]
As a fruit grower, you’re constantly building for the future without losing sight of the past. We are too. Read More
Fruits
January 6, 2015
Herbicide Resistance Is Tough To Handle
Growers need to plan a multipronged attack, including cultural practices and new products. Read More
Grapes
January 6, 2015
Q & A: New Extension Farm Advisors In California Grape Country
The two new farm advisers have widely divergent backgrounds, but now share a single purpose: helping Golden State grape growers. Read More
Fruits
January 6, 2015
The 2015 Scene: American and Western Fruit Grower’s New Board On What You’ll Be Facing
Hot issues for the coming year include everything from invasive pests to club varieties, from drought to immigration. Read More
Fruits
January 4, 2015
American and Western Fruit Grower In The Field
The only way for us to cover the issues that affect your fruit business and your industries is four our editors to hit the road, or in your case, the row. Read More
Fruits
November 25, 2014
FruitGrowerConnect Brings Buyers And Sellers Together [Slideshow]
Suppliers and growers got down to business in San Diego discussing current needs, solutions, and ways to increase efficiencies on the farm. Read More
Equipment
October 27, 2014
Explore The 2015 Product Guide [Slideshow]
American Fruit Grower and American Vegetable Grower present the products that can help you get the job done on your farm and orchard. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
September 12, 2014
More Coastal Land In California Quarantined For Asian Citrus Psyllid
Additional Asian citrus psyllid adults and nymphs found on state’s central coast. Read More
Apple Grower of the Year
August 11, 2014
A Look At Evans Fruit Company Through The Years
2014 Apple Growers of The Year Bill and Jeannette Evans share photos from the early days of Evans Fruit Company. Read More
Fruits
August 8, 2014
4 Creative Ideas For Your Farm’s Direct Marketing Business
While there is no recipe for the perfect activity for your farm, these venues have carved their own path through new offerings. Read More
Business Planning
August 8, 2014
How To Hire The Best Employees In 7 Steps
The success of your farm market business depends on finding the right people to fill your needs. Read More
Apple Grower of the Year
August 8, 2014
2014 Apple Grower of The Year Runners-Up
While there can be only one 2014 Apple Grower of the Year presentation, these three nominees were certainly worthy finalists. Read More
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Apples & Pears
August 7, 2014
When Longevity Meets Progress In Apple Growing
This year’s Apple Growers of the Year have perfected the art of their operation, evolving over time to meet the needs of their customers. Read More
Apples & Pears
August 6, 2014
What’s In An Apple Cultivar’s Name?
Honeycrisp aside, sometimes all it takes for a successful new cultivar is superior characteristics. Read More
Apples & Pears
August 5, 2014
More Headaches For Apple Growers In Midwest [Slideshow]
A combination of stress over the past two growing seasons and winter injury is causing tree deaths. Read More
Food Safety
August 4, 2014
Wawona Packing Expands Recall Of Stone Fruit
Dates extended to July 17 added as precaution of possible listeria contamination of packed peaches, plums, nectarines, and plots. Read More
Apples & Pears
August 4, 2014
Black Stem Borer: Old Pest, But New Problem For New York Apple Growers [Slideshow]
This pest wreaks havoc in high-density orchards with wet soil conditions. Read More
Grapes
August 2, 2014
Plastic Rain Covers Can Affect Canopy Microclimate And Fruit Quality
In studies, it appears green covers may delay fruit ripening and both covers may provide some protection from postharvest rots. . Read More
The Latest
Fruits
November 19, 2017
More Tools Available for Organic Growers
Pest management, fertility, and certification information all available in one place. Read More
Fruits
November 18, 2017
Tips to Winterize Your Sprayers
Taking the steps to properly prepare your sprayer for the offseason will help to reduce costly problems in the spring, says engineer and spray technology expert. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Alico Overhaul to Cut Citrus Production …
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
Vegetables
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More