Pistachio growers in California are set to have a record crop after a couple of disappointing seasons caused by drought and a lack of winter chiling hours.
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture is soliciting input from agricultural organizations and ot
Drought and rising labor costs are still concerns for growers as California's table olive production
Oregon is projected to forecast 38,000 tons of hazelnuts this year, up 22.5 percent from 2015.
Vineyard uses Indian runner ducks instead of chemicals to eradicate pests like snails and bugs.
The California wine industry's overall economic output has grown by 17 percent within the state and 19 percent nationwide over the last seven years, according to a report by two industry advocacy groups.
September is peak of pear harvest in Washington and mid-September to mid-October is peak of apple harvest. But already labor is tight, and with a large apple crop it could get tighter.
In an effort to promote their region to wine consumers, wineries and grape growers in Southcentral Idaho hope to obtain their own American Viticultural Area designation.
The Clayton Fire has burned some vineyards, walnut orchards and grazing fire in southern Lake County, Calif., but has so far spared the county's main agricultural areas.
California pear growers are nearing the end of their harvest, as fire blight and other factors have led to a lighter crop this year.
A Clovis, Calif.-based group has received a $50,000 specialty crop grant from the USDA to coordinate crop research on olive oil, whose domestic production has nearly tripled in the last decade.
Cranberry harvest will be up slightly in 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A leader in produce freshness is opening new centers in Michigan and Italy to help growers keep apples and pears fresher longer.
A Canadian company will test market a small amount of genetically modified Golden Delicious apples this fall and may soon gain approval of GM Fuji.