posted on May 8, 2015 at 4:41 PM
Washington state's fruit industry is expanding as worldwide demand increases and new technologies help yield more crops.
posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:55 PM
The study found that despite decades of costly eradication efforts by the state, the Mediterranean fruit fly and the Oriental fruit fly have not been eliminated.
posted on October 19, 2012 at 3:20 PM
A squirrel population boom is menacing fruit growers and others in some patches of the country.
posted on January 17, 2012 at 2:24 PM
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - California citrus growers are sweating a hard freeze that has blanketed the nation's largest fresh-fruit market in the midst of harvest.
The National Weather Service said temperatures dropped to as low as 19...
posted on November 4, 2011 at 4:15 PM
HAWTHORNE, Fla. (AP) - When you think of Florida fruit, oranges,
grapefruit and strawberries come to mind. But blueberries?
Hundreds of small blueberry farms have opened in the Sunshine
posted on September 30, 2011 at 8:25 PM
Farm state lawmakers work to strengthen the agricultural safety net. Wildfires wreak havoc in Texas, thanks to the worst single-year drought in state history. Nebraskans offer their impressions of a proposed oil pipeline above the Ogallala...
posted on September 23, 2011 at 6:26 PM
Global economic conditions bring out the bears. The Obama Administration targets direct payments to farmers. An eighth generation farm family brings the taste of the wide-open countryside to the narrow canyons of the big city. Market analysis with...
posted on May 7, 2010 at 9:05 AM
ALBANY, N.Y (AP) -- Can saucy tactics give an edge to an American apple industry that's been growing since the days of the Pilgrims?
posted on June 22, 2001 at 8:06 PM
Calcium for strong bones, and stiff melons… Honeydew, honeydew, with a life so short you last less than 12 days.
posted on June 8, 2001 at 8:06 PM
posted on May 11, 2001 at 8:05 PM
Researchers at Kentucky State University are looking into the native paw paw tree as a replacement crop for tobacco farmers.
posted on April 27, 2001 at 8:04 PM
Parents -- Are you tired of buying a case of candy bars to raise money for your child's school?
posted on May 5, 2000 at 8:05 PM
Government researchers are working with the nation's fruit growers to find new pollinators for their crops.
posted on March 10, 2000 at 8:03 PM
PROPONENTS OF IRRADIATION DO MAKE A GOOD CASE FOR THE SAFETY OF THE RARE BURGER.