A group that sponsors 11 farmers' markets in the Sacramento has planned a series of festivals this summer to celebrate peach production, in which California leads the nation.
Willamette Valley, Ore., growers have planted between 3,000 and 4,000 acres of hazelnuts a year sinc
Cherry growers in the Pacific Northwest have enjoyed relatively good weather and fruit quality, but
The Washington State Department of Agriculture has picked 21 projects to receive federal specialty c
Gold Diggers Apples Inc., a small, grower-owned cooperative on the U.S.-Canadian border, is in bankruptcy. Growers are concerned about getting paid.
Promoters of SweeTango apple variety say this year’s crop will be 18 percent larger than last year’s.
The donation from Orchard View Farms to the Oregon Food Bank was coordinated by Farmers Ending Hunger, of Salem.
The Idaho Wine Commission plans to spread the word about the quality of Idaho wines and bring its members new opportunities with grants from USDA.
The California Walnut Commission plans to continue its recent push to market the nuts domestically to try to offset a slide in prices to growers, the panel's leader says.
Conversion of acreage to wine grapes, fire blight disease and demand by canneries all are contributing to California’s continued decline in fresh pears.
Almond growers received tips on reducing harvest dust during a pair of workshops hosted by the Almond Board of California. Farm industries are placing a greater emphasis on dust reduction as much of California fails to meet federal air-quality standards.
Oregon blueberry growers hear results of the latest research, and get an air show as a bonus.
The latest USDA NASS report on U.S. noncitrus fruit shows production down 4 percent and value down 2 percent in 2015 from the previous year.
California almond yields in 2016 are epected to increase by nearly 8 percent over last year, and a top industry official credits growers for their water efficiency in cultivating a big crop during a fifth straight year of drought.