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Arkansas fruit breeder Moore dies at 85

By |January 27th, 2017|

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Jim Moore, a longtime fruit breeder, who was influential in the tree fruit industry died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at

Sweethearts beat Bings in 2016 cherry shipping numbers

By |January 27th, 2017|

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For the first year ever, Bing was not king.

In 2016, Northwest cherry growers shipped more Sweetheart cherries than any other

New postharvest fungicide idea comes from an old place

By |January 27th, 2017|

Natamycin emerges as a possible nontoxic postharvest fungicide.

Targeting bacterial pathogens in cold storage with ozone

By |January 26th, 2017|

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Much is still unknown about contamination risks from pathogens in fruit packing warehouses. Researchers across the country are working to

New webcast talks about fire blight resistance to antibiotics

By |January 25th, 2017|

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The Plant Management Network has released a new web presentation called “Fire Blight and Streptomycin Resistance.”

The webcast covers the biological

Beating bitter pit in Honeycrisp

By |January 25th, 2017|

Researchers look for postharvest strategies to reduce bitter pit risks in Honeycrisp.

Oregon Grower Bob Bailey named 2017 Cherry King

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Bob Bailey of Orchard View Farms in The Dalles, Oregon, was named the 2017 Cherry King at the Cherry Institute

Empire State Producers Expo: Thursday wrapup

By |January 19th, 2017|

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When placing the end post of your orchard trellis system, think of a game of tug of war.

The human body,

Washington grower and packer Gary W. Hansen dies at 73

By |January 19th, 2017|

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Gary W. Hansen, the former president of Hansen Fruit and Cold Storage of Yakima, Washington, died Jan. 15 after a

Year after year, the striking images on our covers live on

By |January 19th, 2017|

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It’s that time of year again when we’ll be visiting your mailbox more often. From now through May, you’ll receive

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