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Could Robots Be the Next Farmers?

It seems like one of the biggest buzzwords in the AG sector these days is “automated farming,” and there’s no seeing that anyone is going to stop talking about it anytime soon. Some farmers are excited at the prospect and others fear for their livelihood, but in all the confusion […]

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Best Plants for Butterflies & Hummingbirds in Your Garden

Butterflies and hummingbirds are wonderful friends to have around your garden or orchard. They not only pollinate your plants and trees but also give you a reason to sit outside and enjoy the view. You can give these beautiful creatures a warm welcome by planting plenty of flowers that attract […]

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What is Regenerative Agriculture?

As a farmer, you know that your land and your dividends aren’t the only things you have to stay aware of. There’s no end to the list of terms and techniques that continue to sprout up in the world of farming and agriculture, and more are appearing by the day. […]

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Why California’s Climate is So Good for Wine

It’s no secret that California produces more—and better—wine than any other state. But just what is it about our beloved home that makes it the best place to grow your libations? Today at Fruit Growers Supply we’re going to be taking a look at the role climate and farming plays […]

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The Importance of Native Planting

If you ever stop to marvel at our great state’s flora, you’re definitely not alone. Thanks to California’s uniquely wonderful climate, we have many indigenous plants that form a vital part of our state’s ecosystem. But even though we have no shortage of native plants, that doesn’t mean they don’t […]

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The Ultimate California Seasonal Produce Guide

California is such a bountiful hotspot for fruits and vegetables of all kinds that sometimes it’s hard to remember what fruit is in season right now. Thankfully, you have some tools to help you out: seasonal produce in California tends to come out on a pretty regular schedule, and thanks […]

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How to Apply Pesticide for a Good Harvest

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 […]

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Ways to Support Your Local Farmers

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. […]

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