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Crop-damaging fruit pest found in North Dakota

August 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A pest that feeds on fresh fruit has been found in North Dakota for the first time, officials said. Continue Reading

Mitchell FFA sells fruit as fundraiser

November 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell FFA is now conducting its annual fruit sales fundraising drive to raise money to attend career and competitions and leadership workshops.
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Fans are going bananas for soft serve fruit

September 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

So-called soft serve fruit is recently becoming a darling of the mommy blog set, showing up on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” inspiring a new countertop kitchen appliance, even spawning a product line and small chain of shops, the New York City-based Soft Serve Fruit Co. Continue Reading

Freezing fuit tips

June 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Summer berries and peaches are great for freezing. Freezing will allow you to be able to enjoy smoothies, muffins, pancakes and pies all winter. Select fruit that is firm, not mushy. You also can choose between freezing them with sugar or syrup or without. Continue Reading

JUICE WARS: Send us your opinion

June 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Sugary sodas and juices have become a target in the war on obesity recently, especially with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announcing he was planning to ban sugary beverages larger than 16 ounces. Continue Reading

Officials advise Minnesotans about sending apples to western states

September 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota’s apple harvest is under way, but officials warn residents who want to send Minnesota Honeycrisps and SweeTangoes west of the Rockies that their shipments might not get there.
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Officials advise Minnesotans about sending apples to western states

September 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota’s apple harvest is under way, but officials warn residents who want to send Minnesota Honeycrisps and SweeTangoes west of the Rockies that their shipments might not get there.
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JEFF TIEDEMAN: It’s the pits

August 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Summer means stone fruit such as peaches, nectarines. Continue Reading

Apple prices rise in Minnesota after limited harvest

January 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota harvested fewer apples in 2010. But, growers say prices recovered from a downturn the previous year. Continue Reading

Granville, N.D. garden illustrates success of farm to school movement

September 19, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The success of farm to school is taking off nationwide, with more than 2,000 programs in all 50 states, said Debra Eschmeyer, a spokeswoman for the National Farm to School Network. Continue Reading