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|

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

Chelsea Durfey, Young Grower from Sunnyside Washington

By |April 30th, 2015|

I’ve had so many mentors... They’ve taught me about pruning, soil biology, bees, products, and applications, and there’s so much yet for me to learn.

Jack Edwin Jones: 1941-2015

By |April 30th, 2015|

Jack Jones, grower and entrepreneur from Quincy, Washington, was known for doing things in a big way. He welcomed [...]

Michigan Association of Pomesters honor Klein

By |April 30th, 2015|

Joe Klein Sr., owner of Royal J. Klein and Son Orchard of Sparta, Michigan, has been named Fruit Person [...]

Brunner named Apple Citizen

By |April 30th, 2015|

Dr. Jay Brunner, who has played a key role in the transition to softer pest management programs in tree [...]

Extracting goodness

By |April 27th, 2015|

Sales are growing for varietal grape seed oils and flours made from pomace.

New cools of the trade

By |April 24th, 2015|

Secondary chillers are replacing conventional storage cooling systems.

Reducing water usage

By |April 24th, 2015|

E & J Gallo reduced its winery water usage by 25 percent.

Getting the most from compost

By |April 23rd, 2015|

Think years, not weeks, when calculating nitrogen release from compost.