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
Richard Jones
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
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Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More