Richard Lehnert

2015 Fruit Crop Guesstimate is in

By |June 25th, 2015|

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Fruit growers and processors met in Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24 to take an early shot at guessing the size

Spray guide offers tree row volume spraying tips

By |June 23rd, 2015|

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The 2015 New Jersey Commercial Tree Fruit Production Guide devotes six pages to the subject of applying sprays according to

Matching the spray to the tree

By |June 23rd, 2015|

As canopy volume has decreased, growers would like to use less pesticide.

Those rotten Honeycrisp

By |June 22nd, 2015|

Among the cultivar’s many problem features is exceptional susceptibility to fruit rots.

How to manage young Honeycrisp

By |June 18th, 2015|

Crop load management is critical for return bloom and good tree growth.

A direct link to consumers

By |June 18th, 2015|

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Direct marketers—those folks, mostly in the East, who sell most of the fruit they grow directly to consumers—have not been,

Clubs are changing how apples are marketed — and priced

By |June 16th, 2015|

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The Honeycrisp apple is a Cinderella story. A somewhat homely apple, almost rejected from its own breeding program, is given

Gene Veliquette, 1947-2015

By |June 12th, 2015|

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Michigan’s cherry industry lost a visionary leader with the death of Gene Veliquette. The influential grower died June 7 in

Will Honeycrisp become a victim of its popularity?

By |June 2nd, 2015|

Will Honeycrisp become a victim of its popularity?

Who’s going to sell all these apples?

By |June 1st, 2015|

And who's going to buy them?

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