January 15th 2011 Issue

IFP universally followed in Italy

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Published January 15, 2011
The integrated fruit production certification program, a set of guidelines for horticultural practices, is the [...]

Grape grower pioneers hoops

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Covering part of an existing vineyard makes for easy comparison of grapes grown inside and grapes grown outside. It’s [...]

Staying profitable

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Hillsides near Bolzano are planted to apples and wine grapes, utilizing every meter of land.

Published January 15, 2011

An international [...]

Fruiting walls suit machinery

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Fruiting walls of Fuji.

Published January 15, 2011
The Institute of Agriculture at San Michele All’Adige looks for ways that [...]

Fumigation improves productivity

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Published January 15, 2011
Over the past 25 years, 130,000 acres of orchards have been replanted in Washington State, [...]

Small orchards, but big impact

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South Tyrol extension advisor Bernhard Botzner shows the concrete poles used for trellis supports.

Published January 15, 2011
Don’t let [...]

Firm seeks approval for transgenic apple

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The Arctic Golden was developed with the fresh-cut market in mind.

Published January 15, 2011
Last April, Okanagan Specialty Fruits, [...]

Why Italian orchards are so productive

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Dr. Martin Thalheimer says the South Tyrol’s high productivity in apples is due to a combination of factors—uniform, high-density [...]

Not the first GMO fruit

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HoneySweet plum

Published January 15, 2011
If Okanagan Specialty Fruits’s nonbrowning apples win U.S. government approval for development and marketing, [...]

Italian extension service is well funded

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Published January 15, 2011
The South Tyrol Advisory Service performs many of the same services that Cooperative Extension does [...]