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 [...]

Dick Bartram, 1920-2015

By |March 17th, 2015|

Retired Washington State University Cooperative Extension agent Richard “Dick” Bartram, who was an authority on apple maturity and storage, [...]

Plum lucky—twice

By |March 16th, 2015|

We love blossoms here at Good Fruit Grower, and this month we are fortunate to feature two wonderful photographs [...]

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 [...]

Huge apple crop keeps pressure on prices

By |March 13th, 2015|

The huge national apple crop has put tremendous down pressure on prices, but fresh shippers have done a great [...]

Huge apple crop keeps pressure on prices

By |March 13th, 2015|

 

The huge 2014 national apple crop has put tremendous down pressure on prices, but fresh shippers have done a [...]

Beetle biocontrol

By |March 11th, 2015|

New research improves prospects of plum curculio control using nematodes.
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    Richard Lehnert of Good Fruit Grower earns MSU distinguished service award

Richard Lehnert of Good Fruit Grower earns MSU distinguished service award

By |March 11th, 2015|

Richard Lehnert, who writes about tree fruit production as associate editor of Good Fruit Grower magazine, was selected to [...]

Cool, wet soils trigger chlorosis

By |March 10th, 2015|

Avoid early spring irrigation to avoid chlorosis problems in Concord vineyards.