Cherry Farming News

  • TSW Fairs 2014 – award for GACEK

    During the TSW 2014 – Fruit and Vegetable Fairs that took place in EXPO XXI in Warsaw, our company JAGODA JPS was recognized for the cherries, plums harvester GACEK. We received the prize of Professor Stefan Pieniążek for the most innovative product that also makes a major contribution to the development of horticulture. ...


    By JAGODA JPS Agromachines

  • Combining Tradition and Innovation - A Mind for Change

    Petra Skarja, author and entrepreneur, has visited the place where tradition is intertwined with the most advanced technology. Antique buildings and cutting-edge measuring instruments. Simplicity, homeliness, and at the same time high-level entrepreneurship. An industrial workshop with heavy machinery on the top of a mountain. Boštjan Petek is a farmer and workshop manager, who ...


    By DEWESoft

  • The 2017/18 Hort Stats Handbook released

    THE MOST comprehensive and contemporary data available on all sectors of the Australian horticulture industry is now available through the release of the 2017/18 Horticulture Statistics Handbook. Released by Hort Innovation, the Handbook features information drawn from several supply chain and trade sources and it includes data on more than 70 horticultural products including fruit, nuts, ...

  • Maja automatic – Cherry on top

    Poland is one of the main sour cherry producer in Europe and on the world. What do you have to do if want to be successful? Experience, knowledge and appropriate atmospheric conditions is the basis. Innovative approach to carrying out intense cherry orchards and the mechanization of the harvest is also important (cherry harvesters). Way to success Sour cherries and other stone ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Sour cherries harvester FELIX-Z again presents its capabilities

    At the end of July, we had the pleasure to host in Poland  and Weremczuk FMR’s company our Hungarian dealer- together with a quite large group of cherries producers from this country. The main purpose of their visit was the opportunity to see the harvester FELIX-Z during work in cherries orchard. Taking advantage of one of ours customer’s kindness, who deals, among other things, ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Unitec Cherry Vision 3.0: Cherry business enters a new era

    “Cherry Vision 3.0 technology makes us feel safe. We are sure that we own a very efficient tool to select cherry quality.” This is how Pablo Godoy, General Director of the Chilean fruit and vegetable packing plant Servicios San Cristobal Ltda., has recently commented on the new UNITEC technology. After the excellent results of Cherry Vision and Cherry Vision 2 ...


    By Unitec S.p.A.

  • Cherry 2017 Call for Abstracts!

    The VIII International Cherry Symposium will be held at Yamagata, Japan, from 5 to 9 June 2017, Cherry2017 will provide a good opportunity for scientists, students, growers, and cherry industries to present and share their latest findings and knowledge on cherries. We hope the symposium will show you the traditional and new styles of cherry production in Japan, and promote the exchange of ideas ...

  • The Ag & Food Law Update: September 12, 2016

    JUDICIAL: Includes labeling, AWA, AMAA, and dog law issues. Zapata Fonseca v. Goya Foods Inc., No. 16-CV-02559-LHK, 2016 WL 4698942 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 8, 2016) plaintiff filed class action after defendant sold four products labeled as “octopus.” Plaintiff argued products were squid instead of octopus, and that defendant “intentionally replaced the ...

  • Cherry Picking Season is here! Keep birds away from trees

    Springtime brings fresh fruit and chirping birds. This can lead to problems, especially for cherry growers. These birds are constantly on the lookout for a new source of food. After all the hard work put into growing cherry trees, the last thing a grower wants is pest birds ruining them. No matter the use for cherry crops, ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • How to Care for Cherries – From Spring to Harvest

    Cherry trees are often planted not just for fruit, but for the blossoms they grow. Cherries have a variety of uses – from snacking to baking to making into jam. Cherries can be expensive at the grocery store, and planting a tree or two in the backyard can help save money on this versatile fruit. Follow these tips to care of cherry trees at home or on large acres of land. ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Malic Acid Encourages Sweet Cherry Cracking

    "Cracking" is a problem for sweet cherry production wherever the high-value crop is grown. However, despite considerable research, the reason that this phenomenon occurs has not been clear. In a new study, Andreas Winkler, Max Ossenbrink, and Moritz Knoche reveal their discovery of what makes sweet cherries crack. Knoche, lead author of the study published in the Journal of the American Society ...

  • New training, ultra-high-density planting systems recommended for sweet cherry

    As a result of new dwarfing rootstock selections, improvements in crop protectants, and better methods of postharvest handling and storage, production of sweet cherry is increasing around the world. New sweet cherry cultivars that allow for improved mechanical harvest have also been introduced, and semi-dwarfing and dwarfing rootstocks have improved the potential for developing high-density ...

  • 12 HA Greenhouse by Greenagro

    GreenAgro Projects B.V. from Hook of Holland designed and realises a 12 ha greenhouse project in Luchovitsy, southeast of Moscow. The customer of this project is TTR from St. Petersburgh and has big ambitions towards growing vegetables for the Russian market. This greenhouse will grow cucumbers mainly for the Moscow oblast. The greenhouse will be equipped with assimilation light and the power ...


    By GA Horticulture B.V.

  • British tomatoes - the best of the best!

    2014 has just witnessed the 9th Tastiest Tomato Competition, sponsored by Marks and Spencer, organised by the British Tomato Growers’ Association and held at the National Fruit Show in Kent. Staged towards the end of the British tomato season, there was no shortage of entries in four separate classes at the show, ranging from tiny cherries to juicy beefsteaks, proof of the skill of British ...


    By Tomato Growers Association

  • Sowing the seeds of stable agriculture

    In a country with a precarious history of food insecurity, one award-winning research institution is driving change in Senegal by focusing on training farmers and helping them to diversify their ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Helping Sweet Cherries Survive the Long Haul

    A new study says that cherry producers need to understand new intricacies of the production-harvest-marketing continuum in order to successfully move sweet cherries from growers to end consumers. For example, the Canadian sweet cherry industry has had to modify logistics strategies--from shorter truck or air shipping to long-distance containerized shipping--to accommodate burgeoning export ...

  • Ohio State Team Promotes Nature-based `ECO-farming`

    A team of scientists and educators from Ohio State University’sCollege of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciencesnow spells farming with three extra letters. The group studies, demonstrates and teaches about what it calls “ECO-farming,” a new approach aimed at boosting a farm’s production and profits while shrinking its environmental ...


    By Ohio State University

  • NREL’s Keith Emery awarded Prestigious Cherry Award

    An engineer from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) whose testing and characterization laboratory brings credibility to the measurement of efficiency of solar cells and modules has been awarded the prestigious William R. Cherry Award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Keith Emery, a principal scientist at NREL, received the ...

  • Spring has Sprung at Cornell

    The cherry trees outside our offices are hung with blossoms. We hope that others in the Northern Hemisphere are having an equally glorious spring. If spring, has your thoughts turning to irrigation and farming pumps, we have a full line of agriculture pumps and manure ...

  • Taking Israeli agritech on the road

    For CEOs of start-ups, spreading the word on a new idea or technology is a bit like being a missionary. In order to get people to believe in what you’re doing, you need to be a super-believer yourself, preparing your presentation to perfection, anticipating any questions or objections in advance, and anticipating opportunities waiting to be seized before they slip away. That’s a ...


    By miRobot LTD.

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