July 2012 Issue

Florida PEACHES

By |July 1st, 2012|

When devastating freezes strike the Florida citrus industry, it becomes national news immediately, as people want to know how [...]

Living with plum pox

By |July 1st, 2012|

Jim Bittner, pictured with a tour group in his New York orchard, pulled out 20 acres of peaches when [...]

Canadians will reduce pressure to eliminate plum pox

By |July 1st, 2012|

In the “usual” journalistic process, reporters find expert sources and ask questions, then ask additional questions as the answers [...]

Truitt Brothers helps consolidate pear processing

By |July 1st, 2012|

After almost 40 years as a major pear canner, Truitt Brothers of Salem, Oregon, is “bowing out” of the [...]