A better way to spray

By |August 16th, 2017|

Application tech specialist from Ontario finds crop-adapted spraying reduces pesticide use by an average of 25 percent.

New version of UC Produce Facts app released

By |August 15th, 2017|

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The Postharvest Center at the University of California, Davis has released a new version of its “UC Produce Facts” app

Steinbach named Michigan Apples dietician

By |August 15th, 2017|

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The Michigan Apple Commission has named Shari Steinbach the official dietician of Michigan Apples.
Steinbach is president of Shari Steinbach &

Fourth Leaf flies independent flag

By |August 15th, 2017|

Washington’s renamed Holtzinger is one of a few packers in U.S. that doesn’t also grow its own fruit.

Washington state authorities find live female gypsy moths

By |August 14th, 2017|

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After more than 40 years of trapping, the Washington State Department of Agriculture has discovered live female gypsy moths for

Sunburn and sunscald: Beware the warning signs – Video

By |August 14th, 2017|

Sunburn and sunscald research underway in sunny Chile could lead to tools that would benefit growers in all arid regions.

Report: European apple forecast down 21 percent

By |August 11th, 2017|

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The World Apple and Pear Association is forecasting a 2017 European apple crop that will be 21 percent less than

Big cherry crop came with surprises

By |August 10th, 2017|

Northwest cherry growers produced a record crop this season, but they’ll be looking for ways in the offseason to improve fruit size and quality next year following complaints that some of the fruit didn’t meet the industry’s usual high standards.

Northwest pear growers announce 2017 fresh market volume estimate

By |August 9th, 2017|

Northwest pear growers anticipate harvesting about the same volume of fresh market pears as last year, but organic production is expected to skyrocket.

Orchard mechanization gains momentum

By |August 8th, 2017|

Growers increasingly find ways to adopt new technologies across all four seasons.

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