How to Apply Pesticide for a Good Harvest

By Fruit Growers Supply News / March 23, 2020 / 1 Comment

Pesticides aren’t the most pleasant part of life on the farm, but they’re an important part of making sure your crops stay protected against the ravages of vermin and the changing seasons. With the right knowhow and equipment, pesticides can be used to extend the life of your harvest without […]

Ways to Support Your Local Farmers

By Fruit Growers Supply News / March 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

Nothing beats heading to the farmer’s market and picking up produce with the knowledge that it’s been harvested with the love and effort of a local family. In this age of factory farming and massive corporate buyouts, it’s more important than ever to support your local farmers however you can. […]

California’s Biggest Fruit Exports

By Fruit Growers Supply News / March 22, 2020 / 0 Comments
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California is known as the “salad bowl” of the United States — and for good reason. The Golden State produces over half of the nation’s fruits and vegetables, with one-third of America’s produce coming from the Central Valley alone. Despite ongoing water shortages, growers in California can still take advantage […]

Top 10 Agricultural Commodities In California

By Fruit Growers Supply News / March 22, 2020 / 0 Comments
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The warm climate of California and rich soils makes many parts of the state ideal for the cultivation of Mediterranean crops, citrus, and exotic fruits hailing from tropical parts of the world. If you’re thinking of growing crops in California, it can help to know which fruits, nuts, and other […]

How To Create A Drought-Tolerant Yard

By Fruit Growers Supply News / February 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
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Are you wondering how to create a drought tolerant yard? If you live in a part of the country that’s going through a dry spell, reevaluating your front yard design for drought tolerance is a great way to keep your surroundings looking beautiful while minimizing water waste. After all, the […]

Most Efficient Irrigation Systems

By Fruit Growers Supply News / February 17, 2020 / 0 Comments
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With climate change and reduced water availability affecting growers across California, an efficient irrigation system is essential to the success of your farming endeavor. Read on to learn more about things to consider when deciding how to design the most efficient irrigation method for your farm. Characteristics of an Efficient […]

Corrugated Packaging: Recyclable and Sustainable

By Fruit Growers Supply News / February 16, 2020 / 0 Comments
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When choosing a packaging type for transporting your products, the environmental footprint and ease of recycling of that packaging is an important consideration for your business as well as the retailer and end-user. Here are three reasons to choose recyclable corrugated packaging for transporting your produce to market: 1. Made […]

Preventing California Wildfires for Growers

By Fruit Growers Supply News / February 16, 2020 / 0 Comments
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If you call California home, you’ve no doubt been affected by the tragic and often terrifying forest fires that have been sweeping over the state over the last few years. These fires can be devastating to everything from the natural environment to property values, and they’re not going away anytime […]

The Difference Between Corrugated Fiberboard and Cardboard

By Fruit Growers Supply News / February 16, 2020 / 0 Comments
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Understanding the differences between cardboard vs corrugated fiberboard is an essential first step to take as you choose storage and shipping solutions. While the two materials are often referenced interchangeably, they’re actually quite different from each other. Corrugated offers some significant advantages over traditional cardboard, ensuring that your produce gets […]

What California Crops Use the Most Water?

By Fruit Growers Supply News / February 16, 2020 / 1 Comment
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During times of drought, it’s not surprising that the California crops that use the most water are scrutinized. It’s important to consider how much water the most water intensive crops in California require, as well as the overall value they bring to the table. That way, growers can make important […]