Central Valley, California, sometimes called the Great Central Valley, has been an agricultural hub for ages. Stretching some 450 miles and encompassing multiple metropolitan hubs as well as thousands of growing operations, the Central Valley has long been a destination for people to realize their growing dreams. Attracting folks from […]Read More
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The agriculture industry encompasses a wide range of professions, skill sets, and interests. That’s why our agriculture blog includes a diverse mix of articles, news stories, and insights relevant to the agricultural community.
At Fruit Growers Supply Company, our team has a deep understanding of the produce business, from growing and harvesting, to packing and shipping, to marketing and selling. We’ve channeled our knowledge and experience into these educational pieces.
Browse our entire blog to discover more about the topics that matter to you, from the history of California produce to the latest technology that is driving innovation in our industry.
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Whether you’re a grower seeking new tools and techniques to increase your yield, a packer looking for new solutions for your packinghouse, or a parent hunting for information about the latest health benefits of fruits and vegetables, you’ll find something that educates and entertains on our agriculture blog.
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Fruit Growers Supply Company was founded by Sunkist Growers back in 1907 with a mission to provide the agriculture community with a reliable source of affordable transport materials. Over the course of a century, we’ve expanded our products and services to include pallets, corrugated packaging, and fruit wax––we even harvest sustainable timber from our forests along the West Coast. In addition to our products and services, we aim to be an educational resource for all things agriculture through our extensive blog archives.
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Tripod ladders, fruit picking ladders, orchard ladders — whatever you choose to call them, they’re an essential tool in the field of your fruit growing operation. With non-slip rungs and a tapered design to minimize damage to the trees, they are specially designed for orchard work, including harvesting fruit and […]Read More
When you’re far from the nearest toolbox, shed, or truck, there are several dependable tools that can save growers from making a costly trip to the hardware store while on the job. There’s no telling what sort of leak or blockage might disrupt work flow when it comes to tractors, […]Read More
As a farmer, you rely on the tools you hold in your own two hands every day to get the job done. That’s why it’s more important than ever that you keep track of new developments in AG technologies, so you can increase the quality and quantity of your produce […]Read More
Farming is a grand industry in California, with around 77,500 farms and 122,500 farmers. In fact, California’s agriculture represents one of the larger farming economies in our country. But how does farming look for the environment, or the larger economy? We’ll take an in-depth look at how farming, and fruit […]Read More
Exotic pests cost California growers over $3 billion every year, according to the California Dept of Food and Agriculture. Keeping these organisms in check is crucial for the nation’s food supply, and it’s a constantly evolving challenge. However, farmers today have more tools and research knowledge at their disposal than […]Read More
The point of pesticides is to protect plants from pests, weeds and diseases that have the power to destroy entire crops. Currently, up to 40% of the world’s potential crops are destroyed every year due to these threats. Without the use of pesticides, this percentage could quickly double. For this […]Read More