April 1st 2006 Issue

Ontario vineyards fight cold with technology

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Wind machines are one option growers in the Niagara region of Ontario, Canada, are pursuing as they seek to [...]

Research: New packaging developed for ripe Bartletts

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A newly developed suspended tray package (Hammock pack) is capable of protecting ripe Bartlett pears from transport vibration damage. [...]

California cherry acreage expands, despite constraints

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Cherry plantings are likely to increase in southern California as production increases to meet demand. The state [...]

Lessons in research from Australia

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It’s no coincidence that Australia’s wine production and exports have skyrocketed in the last ten years. The accomplishment is [...]

Wooing the global customer

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The formula for success in an ever-expanding global sweet cherry market is easy to define: deliver to the consumer, [...]

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    Another tool to manage codling moth: ULV ground pheromone sprays

Another tool to manage codling moth: ULV ground pheromone sprays

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Growers have been clear and consistent. They want easy, inexpensive, and effective approaches to manage their most egregious of [...]

Awards

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Heuser named to IFTA Hall of Fame Wally Heuser played a major role in forming the Dwarf Fruit Tree [...]

Australia rejects cherry debris

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Australia wants Pacific Northwest cherries, but not the leaves and spurs, thank you. Dr. Mike Willett, vice [...]

Keeping sprays on target

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With goals of minimizing spray drift and maximizing spray coverage, an Oregon State University scientist is looking at a [...]

Apple Matters

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The apple industry is constantly changing, and these changes can make the business of growing and selling apples even [...]