Richard Lehnert

Thinning apples with more confidence

By |May 14th, 2014|

Apple thinning gets more predictable as scientists gain understanding.

Harvesting the light to drive production

By |May 9th, 2014|

Fruit growers have gotten much better at it during the last 40 years.

A-Mazing new technology

By |May 7th, 2014|

Novel spraying system is incorporated into a maze built of rows of apple trees.

Tart cherry industry approves extension of market order

By |May 6th, 2014|

Tart cherry producers and processors voted in March to continue the federal marketing order that regulates the marketing of [...]

How much pheromone for codling moth?

By |May 6th, 2014|

Researcher finds codling moths need much less perfume to disrupt their mating.

Four decades of tree fruit discovery

By |May 2nd, 2014|

The last 40 years have been fruitful generators of solid fruit tree knowledge.

Is fresh best?

By |May 1st, 2014|

Study shows processed fruits and vegetables can be a good option.

Labor shortage favors imports

By |April 29th, 2014|

New study says a shortage of labor is hampering expansion of U.S. fruit production.

Michigan growers worry about labor

By |April 29th, 2014|

If nothing gets done to solve immigration issues this year, and, with it, assure a supply of domestic seasonal [...]

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    Be careful in adopting summer hedging to build fruiting walls

Be careful in adopting summer hedging to build fruiting walls

By |April 22nd, 2014|

A Pennsylvania researcher warns growers south of New York, where trees grow more vigorously, that they might want to take a cautious approach on adoption of summer pruning and shearing to create fruiting walls.