New Developments

Multi-row sprayers offer great improvements in timeliness

By |October 24th, 2014|

As more growers move toward modern, high-density planting systems to improve yield and orchard management, the sprayer output needs [...]

Northern Grapes Project gets $2.6 million in added funding

By |October 16th, 2014|

The Northern Grapes Project has received an additional $2.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty [...]

Research tackles decay issue

By |October 15th, 2014|

A new project will focus on controlling decay and finding pollinizers that are not disease hosts.

Ste. Michelle hosts rootstock trial

By |October 15th, 2014|

This is one of the first full-scale rootstock trials in a commercial vineyard

Chose plant material wisely

By |October 15th, 2014|

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates will plant nematode-resistant rootstocks for the first time in Washington on a small scale.

New York varieties come to market

By |October 15th, 2014|

Production of two new apples developed at Cornell is ramping up.

Stemilt to manage new Minnesota apple

By |October 15th, 2014|

MN55 offers Honeycrisp qualities a month earlier.

European consumers like bicolored apples

By |October 15th, 2014|

European consumers prefer bicolored apples and in some countries, including Germany, they associate dark red apples with mealiness.

European Fruit [...]

Marketer is smitten

By |October 15th, 2014|

Randy Steensma thinks the New Zealand apple Smitten has a big future.

Growers and consumers like the look of WA 38

By |October 15th, 2014|

Growers to plant WA 38 in 2017