Arkansas: Fruit Growers Assess Freeze Damage, Brace for 2nd Round

🕔Apr 11, 2018Arkansas fruit growers are enduring a nervous week, sandwiched between two periods of freezing weather at a critical time for their crops. This week, Arkansas’ fruit growers were assessing damage […]

Arkansas: Overnight Freeze Threatens Fruit Crops in Flower Stage

🕔Apr 4, 2018Freezing temperatures moved into Northwest Arkansas early this morning, posing a threat to many fruit crops now in their vulnerable flowering stages in the area, University of Arkansas System Division […]

Texas Field Reports: Too Few Chill Hours Could Affect Fruit Crop

🕔Apr 12, 2017Warm winter weather could mean too few chill hours for much of the state’s fruit production areas, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Fruit trees, such as peaches and […]

Alabama: Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference, Clanton, Nov. 19-20

🕔Sep 9, 2015In 2014, fresh market vegetable and melon production in Alabama was valued at more than $20 million, an increase of more than 25 percent over 2013. As Alabama growers look […]

Arkansas: Blackberries Host a Quiet Revolution

🕔Mar 5, 2015There’s a quiet revolution rippling through the world’s blackberry plots; one begun in Arkansas. Blackberries from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture breeding program begun in 1964 by […]

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