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Export demand steady, tariffs spur worries for Washington apples

Exporters of Washington apples anticipate ample business this year.

Michigan Farmer with EEE Fights for His Life In Hospital

One Michigan fruit farmer is fighting for his life after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben visits the farm in Eau Claire, Michigan.

Washington growers anticipate big apple harvest this season

Gala will overtake red delicious this year as Washington’s top apple variety.

SweeTango ad campaign to reach podcast listeners

SweeTango apples are set to be featured in podcasts during the peak season from September to November.

Rare, Fatal Mosquito Borne Virus Cases Grow In Farming Community

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reporting four new cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Southwest Michigan, including two that were fatal.

2019 Fresh Trends: potatoes, apples, squash

The Packer's 2019 Fresh Trends data for 2018 purchases of potatoes, squash and apples in the U.S.

U.S. Apple’s Bair urges passage of USMCA

Speaking to the importance of trade to growers, U.S. Apple Association president and CEO Jim Bair urged passage U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement at a press conference Sept. 13.
Sep 14, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Kingsburg Orchards offers wide array of fall fruit

Granny smith and gala apples will be available from Kingsburg Orchards this fall.

FirstFruits begins Sweetie apple season

For the seventh year, FirstFruits Farms is growing and selling the Sweetie apple.

Big changes at Belleharvest, Michigan Fresh for apple season

Belding, Mich.-based BelleHarvest and Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Michigan Fresh Marketing are preparing for the 2019-20 apple harvest with a new partnership, new packaging and technology investments.