May 15th 2011 Issue

DriftWatch shows sensitive crops

By |May 15th, 2011|

These pushpin-like balloons identify sites that are sensitive to ill effects from spray drift. Growers register the sites so [...]

Michigan growers want to market fresh cherries

By |May 15th, 2011|

Fruit growers in the northeastern quadrant of the country are witnessing the ongoing clamor for sweet cherries, from consumers [...]

IPM in peril

By |May 15th, 2011|

For nearly 40 years, integrated pest management  has been the hallmark of progressive thinking in fruit production and agriculture [...]