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Kathy and Steve Kuflewski of Once in a Blue Moon Farm in Waynesville, OH, stand inside their netted blueberry field. (Photo credit: Gary Gao)
Berries
October 30, 2015
Timely Tips For A Healthy And Productive Berry Patch
When this issue of the magazine reaches you, you might be enjoying the nice fall weather on a tractor in Read More
Maslin Pink is an early Cripps Pink mutation discovered in Western Australia. This early maturing sport picks three to four weeks earlier than standard Cripps Pink. Color and characteristics are similar to its parent. Multiple picks are recommended. Willow Drive Nursery is authorized to grow Pink Lady Brand trees under growing contract only with expressed permission from Brandt’s Fruit Trees, Inc. USPP#21,412.
Apples & Pears
March 30, 2015
Pink Lady Apple Production Continues To Grow
Total production is up nearly 50% over 2009, and is expected to increase 33% in the next three years. Read More
red and green apples
Apples & Pears
March 30, 2015
How Will We Sell All These Apples? [Opinion]
Apple production is reaching heights that would have been unthinkable two or three decades ago. That's great news for growers — if we can sell them all profitably, Read More
A well-trellised young black raspberry field showing many young canes from planted crowns. (Photo credit: Charlie O'Dell)
Berries
January 27, 2015
Why You Should Be Growing Black Raspberries
Amazing health benefits for consumers and production and marketing benefits for the grower make this berry a must-consider option for your operation. Read More
Stephan Klotzner's orchard, in the town of Schenna Meran, is 700 meters above sea level and sports some spectacular views. (Photo credit: Win Cowgill)
Apples & Pears
January 4, 2015
On The Road With The International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour To Italy Part 3 [Slideshow]
Win’s posts, like this one, share the flavor of growing fruit in Italy, as well as some of the production techniques unique to the region. Read More
Win Cowgill poses at the Stefan Klotchner Farm in the town of Schenna Meran at about 700 meters in elevation. The apples in the background are Golden Delicious on M.9337, grown in a super-spindle system, planted approximately 4,000 trees per hectare. Golden Delicious accounts for 50% of the South Tyrol apple production. The best Gold Delicious trees are grown on the slopes at the higher elevations rather than the valley floor.
Apples & Pears
November 21, 2014
On The Road With The International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour To Italy Part 2 [Slideshow]
Attention to detail is evident in the production of high quality feathered apple trees at GRIBA’s nursery. Read More
Gunther Mahlknecht, Director of GRIBA, showed us how they grow some of the finest apple trees in the world. In the photo below Gunther shows us the extremely high quality 1-year-old Red Velox apple tree on M9337 rootstock. Note the large number of long good-sized feathers. (Photo credit: Win Cowgill)
Apples & Pears
November 19, 2014
On The Road With The International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour To Italy Part 1 [Slideshow]
Win Cowgill of Rutgers University details a trip through the one of the most concentrated fruit growing areas in the world, the South Tyrol region of Italy. Read More
In the first step in using AgVerdict, a field agronomist or Pest Control Adviser (PCA) GPS-maps a field using an iPhone loaded with the AgVerdict app, tracing a field’s contours in an ATV.
Farm Management
September 8, 2014
Wilbur-Ellis’ Updates AgVerdict Software After Grower Feedback
Design made with growers in mind, allows on-the-go data entry. Read More
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Citrus
August 4, 2014
Farming Production Costs And Farmland Values Increase
Midwest sees spike in production costs’ Northern Plains land values increased by 16.3% Read More
A Standard of Innovation
Citrus
July 28, 2014
Florida Farmers Awarded For Innovation
UF/IFAS and Florida A&M hail industry leaders who excel in making their farming systems more profitable and sustainable. Read More
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Fruits
June 28, 2016
Bees May Accidentally Bring Varroa Mites…
A USDA research team is learning that mite populations often spike in the fall, due to migration into the hives. Read More
Farm Management
June 28, 2016
USDA Announces Conservation Programs, Pa…
USDA, industry organizations join up to ensure conservation efforts include pollinators. Read More
Equipment
June 28, 2016
Washington State University Partners Wit…
DJI, a global leader in drone and camera technology, will work with the university to research use of UAVs. Read More
Farm Marketing
June 28, 2016
Parts Of Michigan Close To Drought Statu…
USDA report indicates parts of the state have received less than one inch of rainfall in June. Read More
Citrus Achievement Award
June 28, 2016
2016 Citrus Achievement Award Winner Has…
Marty McKenna says if bactericides can help maintain production of younger citrus trees, it could have a huge impact on the industry's future. Read More
Citrus
June 28, 2016
Panama Canal Expands For New Trade Oppor…
First vessel passes through new, larger locks as country celebrates. Read More
Fruits
June 28, 2016
Fruit Association Chief To Head Californ…
Barry Bedwell has been president and CEO of the California Fresh Fruit Association since 2003. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
June 27, 2016
Tree Cover Product Created To Help Fight…
Unique protection for young citrus trees could help cut pest-control costs up to 50% in the first two years. Read More
Grapes
June 27, 2016
Make Time To Visit Other Vineyards
Getting out in your neighbor’s vineyard can help improve your own. Read More
Farm Management
June 24, 2016
Senate Reaches Agreement On GMO Labeling…
The measure would nullify Vermont's first-in-the-nation GMO labeling law, which takes effect July 1. Read More
Farm Marketing
June 24, 2016
Ideas For How To Label Your Products [Ph…
Take a look at how several different local food producers designed their labeling to not only include legally required information, but also marketing messages that make them stand out. Read More
Farm Marketing
June 24, 2016
Florida Publishes Great Resource For Agr…
Florida Agritourism Association releases a hefty 66-page guide to running an agritourism operation, one packed full of advice that crosses state lines, as well as state-specific information. Read More
Farm Marketing
June 24, 2016
Are Farmers’ Markets Losing Their …
The Washington Post published an in depth article questioning if farmers markets have become such a social venue, that customers are buying more prepared food than fresh produce. Read More
Citrus
June 24, 2016
Is It EPA’s Intention To Help Or H…
A common theme I see in complaints about the government agency is it appears to be taking action more and more based on ideology and public opinion rather than sound science. Read More
Crop Protection
June 23, 2016
Scientists Selected To Work On Healthy H…
The four-year, $1 million program has a goal of improving the health of honeybee colonies. Read More
Citrus
June 23, 2016
Survey: Consumers Hungry For More Info O…
University of Florida researchers find learning opportunity among poll results regarding genetically modified foods. Read More
Citrus
June 23, 2016
Florida Fruit & Vegetable Associatio…
Mike Allen, a Founder of Politico and its Chief White House Correspondent, slated as keynote speaker for association's 73rd annual gathering. Read More
Fruits
June 22, 2016
Florida Growers Warned To Beware Of Brow…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this insect pest. Read More
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