April 1st 2012 Issue

Underground drip irrigation serves two purposes

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Water is plentiful in the fruit-growing area along Lake Michigan’s eastern shore, so it’s not scarcity that’s an issue. [...]

H-2A basics

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Lucio Machado picks Golden Delicious in a Wenatchee, Washington, orchard.

Fear of a repeat of last fall’s labor shortage in [...]

Leafroller challenges cherry growers

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Obliquebanded leafroller larva
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture

Tart cherry growers need to use a modern, effective insecticide to control obliquebanded [...]

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    New York apple growers on alert for strep-resistant fireblight

New York apple growers on alert for strep-resistant fireblight

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Dead terminal shoots on apple trees caused by infection by fireblight bacteria.
COURTESY OF KERIK COX

Apple growers in New [...]