Beating the competition to help new plantings

By |April 16th, 2015|

In young orchards, good weed control is essential for fast, early growth and high yields.

Automated pruning with robotics

By |April 13th, 2015|

Robots can follow pruning rules as well as humans, but a key was writing the rules.
  • Fernando Ruiz loads a refrigerated container operated by Cold Train Express Intermodal Service onto a rail car on the mile-long BNSF Z-line at the Port of Quincy, Washington on Sept. 18, 2013. (TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower file photo)
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    Cold Train officers file $41 million lawsuit against BNSF railway

Cold Train officers file $41 million lawsuit against BNSF railway

By |April 7th, 2015|

Two former officers of Cold Train Express Intermodal Service have filed a $41 million lawsuit against Burlington Northern Santa [...]

Percolation barriers could enhance water retention

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Subsurface Water Retention Technology could revolutionize irrigated agriculture.

Nova Scotia revisited

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Nova Scotia has earned a reputation for producing the best Honeycrisp apples.

Arctic apple Q&A: Expect more GMO apples in the pipeline

By |April 1st, 2015|

Okanagan Specialty Fruits plans to submit more GMO apple varieties for deregulation within the year.

Lanternfly targeted for eradication

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Efforts to eliminate the invasive spotted lanternfly will begin this spring in Pennsylvania.

Health Canada approves Arctic apples for growth and sale

By |March 20th, 2015|

Health Canada has approved two varieties of Arctic apples, Arctic Granny Smith and Arctic Golden Delicious, for growth and [...]

A model for apple thinning

By |March 20th, 2015|

Carbohydrate model and good weather information support grower decisions for apple thinning.

Bees as flying doctors

By |March 18th, 2015|

Honeybees deliver brown rot control to sweet cherry orchards.