December 2010 Issue

Fruit region is electric vehicle hub

By |December 1st, 2010|

The days of 30-cents-per-gallon gasoline are long gone, but new electric vehicles can run on the equivalent of that [...]

Tree IVs?

By |December 1st, 2010|

This injector was tested with apple trees.

Might the airblast sprayer in the future be replaced by IV tubes jabbed [...]

Revolution for INNOVATION

By |December 1st, 2010|

Trellis posts in New York are vibrated in, not pounded, using down pressure from a loader and a vibrating [...]

Vacuum harvester passes bruising tests

By |December 1st, 2010|

Critical components of the DBR harvester are the vacuum tubes (green ones carry apples), the decelerator wheels (circular steel), [...]

Pruning is key in cherry production

By |December 1st, 2010|

Pruning is the whole foundation of good cherry production, says David Geen, who grows 270 acres of cherries in [...]