Richard Lehnert

USDA clears non-browning GMO apples

By |February 13th, 2015|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announced today (February 13) its decision to deregulate [...]

Stark Bro’s testing new apple Scarlet Star

By |February 13th, 2015|

Stark Bro’s Nurseries and Orchards Company is testing a new apple, named Scarlet Star, that was discovered as a [...]

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.

Good times for hard cider

By |February 3rd, 2015|

Explosive growth has captured interest, but there’s little sense of direction.

Michigan takes inventory of fruit plantings

By |February 2nd, 2015|

Michigan fruit growers were asked in January to provide data for a fruit inventory that would update information on [...]

B.C. extends replant help

By |January 26th, 2015|

British Columbia adds $8.4 million to program.

Packing apples in Italy

By |January 22nd, 2015|

Presizing and presorting apples into storage changes the way apples are packed in Italy.