June 2011 Issue

Honeycrisp season expanded

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Wescott Agri Products

Right from the get-go, Fred Wescott thought Honeycrisp would be a new force in the apple market. [...]

Life after carbaryl

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In the absence of carbaryl, growers will need a palette of chemical thinning options and strategies.
MELISSA HANSEN

Several new [...]

Hopes were high

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A colorful sampling of interspecific plum selections bred by Glen Bradford of BQ Genetics.
BQ Genetics

When modern varieties of [...]

New thinning strategies

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MELISSA HANSEN

Dr. Duane Greene at the University of Massachusetts is exploring new thinning strategies that can be used with [...]

Peaches aplenty

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For more than a century, the freestone peach market in the eastern United States was dominated by two varieties. [...]

Pear psylla pheromone discovered

By |June 1st, 2011|

The newly discovered pear psylla pheromone is being tested in the field to find out how attractive it is [...]

NY seeks marketing strategy

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Those new apples from New York are being prepared to come to market, with the first expected in quantity [...]

Grapes for Puget Sound

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Left to right, Top: Regent, Gruner Veltliner, Pinot Noir Precoce. Bottom: Golubok, Rondo

Field trials of cool climate wine grape [...]

Varieties that are changing the peach industry

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The New Jersey Peach Festival has been held in July for the past 25 years, at which peach varieties [...]

Good Stuff

By |June 1st, 2011|

New spraying book
Dr. Andrew Landers’ new book Effective Vineyard Spraying is now available for purchase from Cornell University. [...]