Richard Lehnert

How many apple varieties are too many?

By |June 1st, 2015|

The proliferation of new varieties is producer driven, not a result of pent-up consumer demand.

Study shows value of high-density cherry systems

By |May 26th, 2015|

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Stefano Musacchi, who was hired in 2013 to fill Washington State University’s endowed chair in tree fruit physiology and management,

The seven cherry training systems

By |May 26th, 2015|

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Kym Green Bush

The Kym Green Bush (KGB) is the only system of the eight that creates a fully pedestrian orchard—one

Training sweet cherries

By |May 26th, 2015|

New guide gives step-by-step details for managing cherries in seven different systems.

Cherries harvested as berries

By |May 26th, 2015|

A Utah researcher joins others who want to change how cherries are grown and harvested.

Montana cherry growers save the best till last

By |May 22nd, 2015|

For many years, Montana sweet cherries were marketed as the tail end of the Washington State crop, not having much of an identity of their own. But more recently, growers in Montana have worked to project a better image of what they think are better cherries and to get a better price for them.

Fixing H-2A

By |May 13th, 2015|

Agricultural Employers new president Fred Leitz sees it as top priority.

New way with H-2A

By |May 13th, 2015|

Organizations work out ways to make H-2A labor program more user-friendly.

Labor flow changes direction

By |May 1st, 2015|

Changes in Mexico are reducing the pool of workers available to U.S. growers.

Videos teach precision crop load management

By |May 1st, 2015|

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Cornell University has posted three new videos on YouTube that explain how to do—and the benefits of—precision crop load management.
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