Tagged harvest

Grapes
September 12, 2017
Heat Wave Leads to Early Winegrape Harvest in California’s Sonoma County
Ask any winegrape grower to describe the grape harvest in Sonoma County and you typically hear “harvest time is like Read More
Grapes
March 6, 2017
Washington Announces Record Winegrape Harvest
‘Cabernet Sauvignon’ is the leading grape variety, accounting for more than a quarter of the total harvest. Read More
Grapes
November 27, 2016
Quality California Winegrape Crop This Year
Customary yield combined with remarkable quality, not to mention long-awaited rainfall, made this year a win/win/win. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 23, 2016
Growers Encouraged To Monitor Fruit Temperature Going Into Storage
With early harvests, Randy Beaudry of Michigan State University says temperature monitoring is a must. Read More
Berries
September 2, 2016
Strawberry Grower Fined For Demanding Kickbacks From H-2A Workers
Operator reportedly demanded rent, payments for transportation and expenses incurred bringing workers to U.S. Read More
Harvesting
August 16, 2016
Proper Stockpiling Can Maintain Almond Quality
As almond yields increase, growers may find themselves with more harvested crop than processors can handle. Proper stockpiling techniques can Read More
Grapes
March 24, 2016
Sonoma County Grape Growers Commit To Helping Local Farmworkers
The relaunched Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation will help connect agricultural workers with resources and support to improve their lives in the community. Read More
Fruits
October 20, 2015
Cold Snap Hit East During Harvest
Temperatures in the East and Midwest hit the mid-to-low-20s over the weekend, as snow was seen in some areas as Read More
Grimmway's Harvest Automation robots
Equipment
October 5, 2015
Robots, Container Production, And The Future Of Vegetable Growing
Water. Labor. Affordable land. Transportation costs. As a vegetable grower, you face challenges like these every year — but lately Read More
Stone Fruit
October 2, 2015
Win/Win For Growers and Pickers: New Weighing System Released
FairWeigh unit is designed to pay pickers for exactly what they pick. Read More
Nuts
June 9, 2015
Guidelines To Manage Dust Around Your Orchard
The Almond Board of California has developed a protocol for reducing dust during almond harvest. Read More
Stone Fruit
May 26, 2015
Early Cherry Harvest In Pacific Northwest
Cherry harvest is off to an early start in the Pacific Northwest reports the Tri-City Herald thanks to a warmer-than-average Read More
Fruits
October 7, 2014
Labor Shortage On Growers’ Minds This Harvest Season
With large crops in Washington, growers scrambling for enough hands to harvest. Read More
Grapes
September 19, 2014
Third Straight Record Crop For Washington Grapes
Numbers expected to climb as more vines planted in the state. Read More
Grapes
September 19, 2014
French Winegrowers Face Higher Labor Costs
French wineries may come under added financial pressure as the government considers imposing social charges on wages paid to harvest workers with short-term contracts. Read More
Apples & Pears
August 12, 2014
Record Apple Crop Expected In Washington
Growers, packers forecast harvest of 140 million boxes, exceeding 2012 record. Read More
Apples & Pears
July 21, 2014
Harvest Expected To Be A Week Late For Michigan Apples
Michigan State Extension educator says late spring behind delay. Read More
Fruits
December 11, 2013
2013 California Winegrape Harvest Report
Growers and vintners report early, exceptional quality vintage throughout the state. Read More
Nuts
April 21, 2011
Giant Crops Loom
The statistics are alarming at first glance. U.S. pistachio acreage, which is limited to three states, California, Arizona, and New Read More
Nuts
November 12, 2009
Long Hullsplit Can Hamper Almond Harvest
During the almond bloom of 2009, the abnormally long period from pink bud to petal fall resulted in an extremely 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