Premium wine sales still growing

By |February 10th, 2015|

Growers need to focus on quality and target fruit for the $15 and up price point, say wine marketers.

Growing fruit without branches

By |February 10th, 2015|

The branchless multileader system offers improved efficiency.

Valent to market Asana insecticide in U.S.

By |February 10th, 2015|

Sumitomo Chemical Company has acquired DuPont’s Asana insecticide business in the United States. Asana (esfenvalerate) will be distributed through [...]

Early testing shows promise in using lasers to scare birds

By |February 10th, 2015|

A test conducted by a consulting company in The Netherlands shows that laser beams are an effective way to scare [...]

Quality trees: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 5th, 2015|

Italian nursery GRIBA developed a quality grading scale, and prices trees accordingly.

Concrete support: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 5th, 2015|

Across South Tyrol, growers use posts made of concrete, rather than wood.

Interpoma impressions: Photo gallery from 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 5th, 2015|

Pictures from the international apple machinery show in Italy.

Fruiting wall concept expands: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 5th, 2015|

Alberto Dorigoni is considering shorter trees grown somewhat like vines.

Taking yields to the limit

By |February 5th, 2015|

New Zealand scientists have planted a prototype ‘super orchard’ they hope will produce around 170 apple bins per acre.

Hands-on winemaking: Owen Roe

By |February 5th, 2015|

O’Reilly’s minimalist approach to winemaking is labor intensive.