● This fall’s disruptions of ocean shipping–that have lacerated our tree fruit exports–beg for some type of long-term remedy. Unionized longshoremen should not [...]
This is NY 1, the Honeycrisp-like grower-friendly apple. Commercial plantings began this spring.
Photo courtesy of Cornell University
Two new [...]
A question that scientists say needs to be researched further is whether MCP (1-methylcyclopropene) affects the flavor and aroma [...]
PHOTO BY RICHARD LEHNERT
New sports of popular apples—especially if they’re redder—always attract plenty of attention from growers.
So, you can [...]
Rod Grams obtained EQIP funding to upgrade his irrigation system, and is now using less water and fertilizer in [...]
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Why so BIG?
Dear Good Fruit Grower:
I own and operate a small orchard business. [...]
Jake Gutzwiler said pear packers need to be able to use MCP accurately, effectively, and efficiently.
Fruit packers in Washington [...]
Many factors influence how SmartFresh (1-methylcyclopropene) works, which means that there are several potential tools that packers can [...]
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s fruit breeding program at Summerland, British Columbia, is expected to release a new cherry variety [...]