February 15th 2012 Issue

Bunch rot, a different beast

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Michelle Moyer reminds growers who had powdery mildew problems last year to prepare for disease carryover this [...]

Manage resistance at the warehouse

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Chang-Lin Xiao recommends that use of Penbotec and Scholar alternate from year to year to [...]

Last Bite–The Empire State apple

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Empire was developed in an effort to combine the sweetness of McIntosh with the flavor of Red [...]

Learn to store Honeycrisp

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Above: Honeycrisp is sensitive to chilling disorders such as soggy breakdown. Center top: Radial browning is another [...]

Strategies for controlling bacterial spot

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The O’Henry peach variety is a poster child, highly susceptible to bacterial spot. Symptoms include fruit spots, [...]

Retail is cool

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Ben, 26, carries on the transition from growing fruit for processing to growing fruit for retail sales Richard [...]

Good Stuff

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Tote bagger Graybill Machines, Inc., of Lititz, Pennsylvania, which specializes in designing [...]