November 2011 Issue

Strange times

By |November 1st, 2011|

Robert Stearns of Kelowna is cutting his apple trees because he can’t afford to replant them.
Marc Arellano

During a [...]

Safety regulations nix customized platforms

By |November 1st, 2011|

A worker uses a Girette to prune trees.
Courtesy Flathead Cherry Growers, Montana

Regulators in British Columbia, Canada, have developed [...]

Great Lakes Expo set for December 6–8

By |November 1st, 2011|

The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm ­Market Expo will be held in the DeVos Place Convention Center in [...]

So, does it bruise the fruit?

By |November 1st, 2011|

The Picker Tech harvester is on tracks, making it easy to turn and reducing soil compaction.

A concern about mechanically [...]