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Country Folks Grower is a business to business publication offering coast to coast coverage through three regional editions.

Each monthly issue covers all facets of growing and marketing fresh market and ornamental crops.

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More than just a pest for plums

by Courtney Llewellyn

What’s going on with plum curculio? Fruit growers definitely want to know. A snout beetle, plum curculio (PC) is pest of stone fruits such as peaches, plums and cherries, native to the region […]

A different look at pesticide safety

by Sally Colby

Is there anything new or compelling about pesticide safety, or is it always the same information repeated in a different manner? What could someone say about pesticide safety to capture your attention? […]

The chestnut pest problem in Michigan

by Courtney Llewellyn

Michigan growers are the leading producers of commercial chestnuts in North America, with more than 140 operations encompassing more than 700 acres. Demand for fresh and processed chestnuts […]

Vegetable disease: Prevention focus

Plant disease has always been an ongoing concern for farmers. Avoiding, preventing, treating and eliminating plant pathogens takes time, money and knowledge. Synthetic chemical controls […]

The TikTok Train

The TikTok train doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon, and that’s good news for farmers who want to reach out to younger generations, either to get them interested in agriculture in general or as potential customers. […]