November 2011 Issue

B.C.’s strategic plan stymied

By |November 1st, 2011|

When the British Columbia Fruit Growers’ Association launched its strategic plan four years ago, the priorities were to develop [...]

Technology for the packing house

By |November 1st, 2011|

Inventions developed in the course of building a better apple-harvesting system might have application also in packing houses.

Picker Technologies [...]

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 [...]