The recent approval by USDA of the Arctic apple brands wasn’t unforeseen by our industry. We have been preparing for months knowing that approval [...]
A barn owl nesting box at Omeg Orchards. Notice the metal underneath the box that’s used to prevent raccoons [...]
RIGHT: Workers pack apples in the modern facility built two years ago at Crist Bros. in Walden, New York. [...]
1 Dagger nematodes are vectors of which virus?
a. Prune dwarf
b. Tomato ring spot
c. Professor Plum pox
Dennis Smith, horticulturist with G.S. Long Company, Inc., in Yakima, Washington, has been doing soil and leaf sampling for [...]
Michelle Moyer demonstrates how WSU’s vineyard site evaluation computer model works.
PHOTO BY MELISSA HANSEN
Dr. Michelle Moyer, Washington State [...]
As yield expectations have soared in recent years, so has the importance of nutrient management.
Apple growers who were once [...]
Two of the largest wholesale operations on the International Fruit Tree Association tour in New York were Crist Brothers [...]
DON’T LET WEEDS
It’s particularly important to keep up with weed control in a young orchard because [...]