Water is plentiful in the fruit-growing area along Lake Michigan’s eastern shore, so it’s not scarcity that’s an issue. [...]
Lucio Machado picks Golden Delicious in a Wenatchee, Washington, orchard.
Fear of a repeat of last fall’s labor shortage in [...]
Obliquebanded leafroller larva
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture
Tart cherry growers need to use a modern, effective insecticide to control obliquebanded [...]
Dead terminal shoots on apple trees caused by infection by fireblight bacteria.
COURTESY OF KERIK COX
Apple growers in New [...]
Four-year-old Packham trees on Winter Nelis rootstock planted 22.5 cm (9 inches) apart on Open Tatura (9,876 trees per [...]
Having to rely on migrant labor has never been an easy game for fruit growers in British Columbia, Canada.
Fameuse vary in appearance from a fiery, solid-red to striped-red-over-green skin with bright white flesh sometimes streaked with crimson. [...]
Tree fruit growers in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley typically require about 3,300 seasonal workers annually. But working with foreign [...]
Merlot grapes have had a strong presence in Washington State since 1956 when the late Dr. Walter Clore brought [...]