February 1st 2014 Issue

Tyler Harlington, Young Grower Feb. 1, 2014

By |February 3rd, 2014|

Q:  Did you always want to be a farmer?
I wanted to be a lawyer. I wanted to get [...]

Scientists trace red-flesh genes

By |February 1st, 2014|

Could red-fleshed varieties be developed for the nutraceutical industry?

Fast track ends for Jerry Haak

By |February 1st, 2014|

Jerry Haak focused on growing fruit and helping others, not his pain.

Blueberry trees?

By |February 1st, 2014|

Blueberry trees could be machine harvested, boosting fruit yields.

Widow goes it alone, yet not alone

By |February 1st, 2014|

Pear industry members step in to help Nancy Vaughn produce a quality crop.

Thinning doesn’t always boost cherry size

By |February 1st, 2014|

A research project to find out whether Ethrel (ethephon) could be used as a postbloom thinner for cherries showed that the material can reduce the fruit load.

Do cherries need water before harvest?

By |February 1st, 2014|

Growers have conflicting opinions

ReTain can improve cherry fruit set

By |February 1st, 2014|

Bloom-time applications of an ethylene inhibitor can keep cherry blossoms viable longer

Tart cherry market order renewal

By |February 1st, 2014|

“We want to build our supplies, not restrict them. We want to get our market back.” —Randy Willmeng

More trials for cherry rootstocks

By |February 1st, 2014|

New MSU cherry rootstocks are dwarfing and precocious