Good Fruit Grower

O’Rourke: Apple prices will force efficiencies

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Grower profitability is influenced not just by prices received but by various other factors.

Antibiotic registered for fire blight control

By |March 19th, 2015|

The bactericide Kasumin (kasugamycin) has been registered in the apple growing states of Washington, Michigan, New York, and Oregon [...]

Stress-free thinning

By |March 19th, 2015|

The model ensures it’s the trees that are stressed, not you.

Fine growth regulator receives EPA approval

By |March 18th, 2015|

Fine Americas, Inc., has received a Section 3 registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the plant growth [...]

Biennial pear congress to begin this year in Italy

By |March 18th, 2015|

Beginning this year, Italy’s Interpoma congress and trade show, which focuses on apples, will be alternated with Futurpera, an [...]

Breeding better bees

By |March 18th, 2015|

WSU researchers hope to make honeybees more resilient by introducing genetic diversity.

Satellite imagery updated

By |March 17th, 2015|

Wilbur-Ellis Company has reached an agreement with Planet Labs to provide satellite imagery for its AgVerdict software.

AgVerdict is a [...]

Companion has organic listing

By |March 17th, 2015|

Growth Products of White Plains, New York, has introduced Companion, a new broad-spectrum biological fungicide that has been approved [...]

Portable tester measures sugar, color, and maturity

By |March 16th, 2015|

Felix Instruments has introduced a hand-held meter for instantly and non-destructively measuring sugar content, color, and maturity of fruit. [...]

FMC releases biofungicide

By |March 16th, 2015|

FMC Corporation has developed a new broad-spectrum, biological fungicide called Fracture for control of powdery mildew, botrytis, and brown [...]