B-be-bee beard photo wins ag communications award

By |August 27th, 2014|

University of California communications specialist Kathy Keatley Garvey won the top feature award from the international Association for Communication [...]

Native plants attract beneficial insects

By |August 20th, 2014|

David James hopes to expand his research to more vineyards.

Symms celebrates a century of business

By |August 14th, 2014|

Symms Fruit Ranch is one of the few remaining tree fruit shippers in Idaho.

Farm-worker crossings to resume at U.S.-Mexico border

By |August 6th, 2014|

The Washington Farm Labor Association says it will resume scheduling  crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border for farm workers, but [...]

More apples being grown in Michigan cherry country

By |July 9th, 2014|

Michigan Pomesters look at ways to turn apple trials into real-world application.

Tips on video from the 2014 Cherry Institute sessions

By |July 6th, 2014|

Three short videos highlighting tips for tree-fruit growers from the 2014 Cherry Institute in Yakima, Washington.

Editor’s note: the sound [...]

Peter Martini, Young Grower from Escalon, California

By |July 1st, 2014|

age / 37
crops / Peaches and almonds
title / Farm manager
business / Martini Farms, LLC. Peter is [...]

Bill Schultz, Young Grower from Mattawan, Michigan

By |June 3rd, 2014|

age / 32
crops / apples, cherries, peaches, grapes, asparagus, and sweet corn
business / Schultz Fruitridge Farms, Inc. [...]

Walter Clore wine education center opens to the public

By |May 30th, 2014|

The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center in Prosser, Washington, officially opened its doors May 30, a milestone in [...]

The lure of a better fly trap

By |May 28th, 2014|

USDA researchers identified specific volatiles that attract spotted wing drosophila.